On Thursday noon, April 16, an orange veil covered Kyiv’s sky and suburbs. There was a strong smell of burning in the air.
According to UA-Times reportes, who was on street, a bitter aftertaste appeared in mouth and it became difficult to breathe even through a medical mask. The jacket quickly covered with particles of white and sand color.
At the same time of preparation, there was no official statement from the authorities about the Ukrainian capital’s air. Experts suggested that strong winds brought to Kyiv and its satellite towns the ashes from fires that raged this week, including in Chernobyl zone.