The heating season in Ukraine may start earlier than planned.This was stated by Vice Prime Minister – Minister of regional development, construction, housing and utilities Gennady Zubko.
The reason for the early inclusion of heating can be cold, which weather forecasters predict on September 27.
As is known, the heating period starts in accordance with the relevant orders of the local government, if within three days the average daily outdoor temperature is 8 degrees Celsius or below.
Zubkov also reminded that last year the heating season began October 5 and ended on April 15.
As reported, according to Ukrgidromettsentra, the night of 27 September in the East, Chernihiv, Sumy, Poltava, and on September 28 and in North, Central and Zaporizhzhya regions on the surface of the soil and sometimes in the air frosts are expected 0-4 degrees Celsius. On the night of 28 August in Kiev region on the surface of the soil freezing 0-4 degrees. In Kiev the night of 28 September on the soil surface frost 0-2 degrees.
However, as previously noted Zubko, houses and social objects are 97% ready for the heating season in Ukraine. The preparation for the heating season in Ukraine will be finished till 1 October.