the fires have come near the start of April. An extension of the burning season in Siberia inexorably toward the winter-spring boundary.
(Extensive wildfires burn though Siberian Khakassia on April 12 of
2015. In the image, we can see down through a break in the cloud deck to
view smoke plumes from scores of wildfires raging throughout the
region. For reference, bottom edge of frame is 120 miles and the largest
burn scars range from 3-5 miles across. As Siberian permafrost burn
season progresses, we can expect fires that belch smoke plumes across
the Northern Hemisphere emitting from burn scars as large as 30 miles or