Wildfires

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

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

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

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

Five-fold rise in forest fires in Odisha this year

The prolonged dry spell coupled with a sudden rise in temperature in February triggered unprecedented forest fires in Odisha as well as other Central and Eastern states.

published on : 9th August 2021

Greek firefighters battle huge wildfires with reinforcements

Around 350 people already boarded the ferry, the coast guard said, while towering flames cut off possible escape routes on roads.

published on : 8th August 2021

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, EU to send planes

Crews were still tacking seven fires in the coastal provinces of Antalya and Mugla that are popular tourist areas, and in Tunceli, southeast Turkey.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Majority of Turkey wildfires under control, official says

While Turkish authorities investigate if the fires were started by an act of "sabotage" by outlawed Kurdish militants, experts are mostly pointing to increases in temperatures along with accidents.

published on : 1st August 2021

US: Winds feed California's largest fire as blazes scorch West

Over the weekend, the massive Dixie Fire roared through the remote Northern California community of Indian Falls.

published on : 27th July 2021

Italy wildfires: 900 evacuated in Sardinia; Greece, France send aid

France and Greece dispatched aircraft to help put out wildfires, which have consumed around 20,000 hectares (nearly 50,000 acres) in the province of Oristano.

published on : 26th July 2021

Wildfires in US blasting through West draw states to lend support

The growth of the sprawling fire had slowed but thousands of homes remained threatened on its eastern side, authorities said.

published on : 24th July 2021

California and other parts of the West broil and burn

California and other parts of the West are sinking deeper into drought and that has sent fire danger sky high in many areas.

published on : 12th July 2021
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