Forest fire burns down 15k hectare in 15 months: Minister Pradip Kumar Amat
The minister informed the House that adequate measures are being taken to prevent forest fire and increase green cover.
Kodai wildfire tamed by drizzle: Forest official
Tourists have been barred from visiting the area until further notice. “Since the past two days, wildfires were reported in City view, Shenbaganur and Adukkam.
Goa, Karnataka unite to douse fires in Western Ghats
A top forest officer from Goa, A Jebastin has been designated as its nodal officer for effective coordination with Karnataka to control fires across the forests of Goa and Karnataka.
Forest department’s neglect to check grass growth led to wildfire in Akkamalai
This correspondent had trekked to Akkamalai Grass Hills recently before the forest fire and saw first hand years of neglect.
Fringe villages of Similipal in Odisha to get blowers to fight forest fire
The ongoing outreach programme will also be intensified to increase involvement of community in addressing problems pertaining to the tiger reserve.
Chile wildfires spread amid heat wave, death toll rises to 22
Over the past week, fires have burned through an area equivalent to what is usually burned in an entire year, Tohá said in a news conference. The fires come at a time of record high temperatures.
Wildfire on Mount Kilimanjaro reignites
The blaze began on Friday evening near the Karanga site used by climbers ascending the famous peak, at about 4,000 metres (13,000 feet) altitude on its south side.
Thousands flee, several hurt as wildfire scorches California
The fire that began on Friday afternoon on or near a wood-products plant quickly blew into a neighbourhood on the northern edge of Weed.
Injuries, destruction reported in Northern California blaze
The Northern California blaze Friday forced as many as 7,500 residents to leave. Suzi Brady, a Cal Fire spokeswoman, said several people were injured and taken to a hospital.
Firefighters combat major wildfire blaze in France
Temperatures were expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Thursday in the region. The blaze forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people and destroyed at least 16 houses.
US wildfire: Washington residents evacuate from town, homes burned
In Washington, the Adams County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook early Thursday afternoon that residents of Lind needed to flee due to the encroaching flames.
California Governor declares emergency over wildfire near Yosemite
The Oak Fire started on Friday afternoon southwest of the park near the town of Midpines in Mariposa County and by Saturday had grown to nearly 19 square miles (48 square kilometers).
Thousands ordered to flee California wildfire near Yosemite National Park
By Saturday morning, the fire had destroyed 10 residential and commercial structures, damaged five others and was threatening 2,000 more structures.
US takes emergency action to save sequoias from wildfires
The forest service's announcement is among a wide range of efforts underway to save the species found only on the western slope of Sierra Nevada range in central California.
Expect extreme weather to turn more calamitous
Even if all the countries decrease emissions to stick to the 2 degree-level as per the Paris Agreement, there will still be an increase in extreme weather and climate events.
As fires ease in southern Europe, blaze hits Greek capital
At least two people were hospitalised in the Greek capital with breathing problems and minor burns.
Western Europe reels under second heatwave in weeks; temperature touches 40 degrees Celsius
In southern France since Tuesday afternoon, a wildfire ripped through 800 hectares of pine trees just south of Bordeaux, pushing 150 residents to evacuate their homes.
Yosemite National Park in California partially closed due to Washburn Fire
The Fire Integrated Real Time Intelligence System tweeted that the fire had spread to 46 acres burned in the lower portion of the Mariposa Grove, home to more than 500 mature giant sequoias.
Europe experiences historic 'early' heatwave; Spain, Germany's wildfire make things worse
The EU is expanding a shared pool of planes and helicopters on standby this summer to provide cross-border support and is expected to partner with more nations outside the bloc.
Firefighters in Spain battle wildfires across the country
There have been no reports of lives lost, but the flames reached some villages both in Zamora and in central Navarra. Videos shot by passengers showed flames licking the sides of the road.
Popular Malayalam actor, former MP, Innocent passes away 75
JP Nadda sets 200-plus seats, over 51% vote target for BJP in 2023 MP Assembly polls
Mumbai Indians beat Delhi Capitals by 7 wickets to win inaugural WPL title
Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Lovlina crowned world champions
Bad weather: 350 goats struck dead by lightning in Uttarkashi
Mid-air scare: Nepal asks Indian authorities to take action against Air India pilots