Showing posts with label wildfires. Show all posts
Showing posts with label wildfires. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Continuing wildfires in Canada prompt air quality warnings in northeastern US

The effects of hundreds of wildfires burning across the western provinces to Quebec could be felt as far away as New York City and New England, blotting out skylines and irritating throats.

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Death Toll From Chile Wildfires Surpasses 20 - Interior Minister

 The death toll from wildfires raging in south-central Chile has gone up to 22, while over 500 people have been injured, Interior Minister Carolina Toha said.

Sunday, August 14, 2022

2022 Sees Record Europe Wildfire Destruction: EU - Tasnim News Agency

Europe's blistering summer may not be over yet but 2022 is already breaking records, with nearly 660,000 hectares ravaged since January, according to the EU's satellite monitoring service.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Wildfires return to France as much of Europe suffers drought conditions



 For about a month, France has been dealing with a terrible fire in the southwestern area of ​​the country, devastating vegetation and houses between Landes and Gironde. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Monday, October 25, 2021

Powerful storm in California triggers mudslides, power outages - FRANCE24

 A powerful storm drenched wildfire-scarred Northern California on Sunday, triggering mudslides and flooding, while heavy winds toppled utility poles and downed trees in what meteorologists called a "bomb cyclone."

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Algeria accuses groups it links to Morocco, Israel of setting wildfires | THE DAILY STAR

Algeria on Wednesday blamed devastating wildfires this month on two groups it recently designated as terrorist organisations, adding that one of them was backed by Morocco and Israel.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wildfires in Algeria Leave 42 Dead, Including 25 Soldiers - Tasnim News Agency

(Tasnim) – At least 25 soldiers died saving residents from wildfires ravaging mountain forests and villages east of Algeria's capital, the president announced Tuesday night as the civilian toll rose to at least 17.

Russia’s Il-76 plane to start extinguishing wildfires in Greece after dawn — authorities - TASS

Russia’s Il-76 plane, which arrived to Greece late on Tuesday, will join the effort to extinguish wildfires in the country shortly after sunrise on Wednesday, a Greek official who is welcoming Russian planes told reporters at Athens International Airport.

Monday, August 9, 2021

California’s Dixie Fire now second-largest in state history | Al Jazeera

The still-raging Dixie Fire in northern California is now the second-largest in the state’s history, officials said on Sunday, days after the blaze destroyed an historic town and forced the evacuation of thousands of people from the area.

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Blaze ravages Evia island on sixth day of Greek wildfires | One America News Network

Greece (Reuters) -Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

Egypt sends 2 Chinook helicopters to help in extinguishing Greek forest fire - Ahram Online

Egypt sends 2 Chinook helicopters to help in extinguishing Greek forest fire

The General Command of the Armed Forces sent two Chinook helicopters to Greece to take part in efforts of extinguishing fire in Greek forests, which enters its fifth day in a row.

Monday, July 5, 2021

Record-worst forest fire kills four in Cyprus -

Four people were killed in a mammoth forest fire which has been raging for almost 24 hours in a mountainous area of Cyprus, police said on Sunday.

Canadian military to provide air support as BC battles wildfires | Al Jazeera

Canada’s military will provide air support to the western province of British Columbia (BC) as it battles a series of massive wildfires that broke out after days of record temperatures.

Saturday, July 3, 2021

Canadian Military On Alert As Wildfires Rage - UrduPoint

177 fires were active in the western province of British Columbia

The Canadian military was on standby Saturday to help evacuate towns and fight more than 170 wildfires fueled by a record-smashing heat wave and tinder-dry conditions as the government in Ottawa warned of a "long and challenging summer" ahead.

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