Russia: Meteorological Fire Indices


The Russian National Hydrometeorological Service provides regularly updated fire danger maps for the Russian Federation. These can be access through two websites:

The fire danger classes are based on the Nesterov Index:

1 - None
2 - Low
3 - Medium
4 - High
5 - Extreme

See also the Eurasian Experimental Fire Weather Information System, based on the Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) and displayed by the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC):

and the Fire danger maps for Eastern Siberia, generated by the Sukachev Institute for Forest, Krasnoyarsk, and published on the GFMC web page “Current Significant Global Fire Events – Russian Federation” three times per week:


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