Such evacuation is envisaged in the Lithuanian Ministry of the Interior's updated residential protection plan, in case of a major incident in Astravyets amid weather conditions the least favorable to Lithuania.
"We have planned the evacuation of around 6,000 residents," Edgaras Geda of the Fire and Rescue Department, told a press conference on Wednesday.
He underlined that residents would be evacuated from the most dangerous 30 kilometer zone only in the worst case scenario, in case of a major accident under the least favorable weather conditions of winds blowing from the east to the west.
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