Wildfire

Wildfires burn hundreds of homes in Colorado, thousands flee

Scientists say climate change is making weather more extreme and wildfires more frequent and destructive.

published on : 31st December 2021

Wildfires in America's Colorado burn hundreds of homes, force evacuations

The activity of the fires, which are burning unusually late into the winter season, will depend on how the winds behave overnight and could determine when crews are able to go in and assess the damage

published on : 31st December 2021

Syria executes 24 people over last year's deadly wildfires

Syria's decade-old conflict left hundreds of thousands dead and displaced half the country’s population, including five million refugees outside the country.

published on : 21st October 2021

Crews watching weather as US wildfire burns near Sequoia National Park

The National Weather Service issued a weather watch for critical fire conditions in the Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada, where the Colony Fire was burning about a mile from Giant Forest.

published on : 18th September 2021

Crews in southern Spain face 'complex' wildfire for 5th day

Authorities describe the blaze in Sierra Bermeja, a mountain range in the Malaga province, as a sixth-generation fire of the extreme kind brought by the shifting climate on the planet.

published on : 13th September 2021

Changing winds provide hope in California wildfire battle

The blaze was also throwing sparks that caught trees and created spot fires up to a mile ahead of the main wall of flames.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Greece wildfires: Two new blazes break out amid strong winds

Thousands of people have been forced to flee the flames, which have devoured forests, agricultural land, homes and businesses.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Winds threaten to fan destructive California wildfire

The road is a key checkpoint as crews struggle against the fire, which erupted earlier this week and grew to 10 times its size in a few days, fueled by winds.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Explosive California wildfires could burn into December

Images of homes engulfed in flames and mountains glowing like lava would make it easy to conclude the Golden State is a charred black landscape.

published on : 21st August 2021

Dozens of homes burn as California wildfire siege continues

The drought-parched region was expected to see red flag warnings for dangerously high winds and hot, dry weather through Thursday.

published on : 19th August 2021

Greek wildfires: Big blaze threatens village outside Athens 

Clouds of smoke obscured the sun, which cast an otherworldly, orange light over the capital.

published on : 18th August 2021

Wildfire raging near French Riviera kills one, injures 27

More than 7,000 people evacuated from homes and campgrounds have slept in temporary shelters, according to the prefecture.

published on : 18th August 2021

Devastating wildfires advancing through Northern California

Gov.Gavin Newsom proclaimed a state of emergency in El Dorado County, where authorities were considering closing the entire El Dorado National Forest.

published on : 18th August 2021

Thousands evacuated as 'fierce' wildfire spreads  in southern France's Saint-Tropez

Around 750 firefighters and water-droppping aircraft were battling the blaze in difficult conditions, with high temperatures and strong winds.

published on : 17th August 2021

Wildfires in Algeria kill 42 people, authorities blame arson

Algeria joins a string of countries to be hit by major blazes in recent weeks, including Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and the western United States.

published on : 11th August 2021
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