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The Ministry of Emergency Measures across the Nizhniy Novgorod region: « the Exit on ice is extremely life-threatening! »

today rescuers will go in   spot-check in places of a mass exit of fishermen on ice.

- With approach of colds more and more nizhegorodtsev – fans of ice fishing - leave on not strong ice first still. We will remind that in the item the Sormovsky Proletarian of city district the Pine forest has already been revealed the first case with  destruction of the fisherman who has failed under ice, - informs a press - service GU of the Ministry of Emergency Measures across the Nizhniy Novgorod region.

According to the state inspection on small size vessels, ice yet has not reached necessary durability at which it can sustain weight of the person. The thickness of ice on a number of water objects of area does not exceed 6 - 7 sm, on some lakes and the rivers makes only 2 - 3 sm and where - that ice covering and at all is absent.

Safe it is possible to consider ice in the thickness of 10 sm provided that frosty weather will be saved at least within a week. In ustjah, inflows and on the middle of the river ice is weaker. Least prochen ice in places of the rapid current, beating keys and drains, and also in places of growth of vegetation.

Now on reservoirs of area of strong ice is not present, and the exit on it is extremely life-threatening! Special attention give to children! Parents not only should explain to children as the exit on ice is dangerous, but also to try not to suppose it, supervising a place of walk of children.