World on fire: abnormal heat and fires in Europe and the USA beat all records

Prosecutors said a man suspected of arson that destroyed 13 hectares of pine forest in France was being questioned about a similar alleged crime a decade ago when heatwaves broke temperature records across Europe, reports TheGuardian. A mass of cooler air...

Forest fires rage in Siberia: there is no one to extinguish them because of the war in Ukraine

Siberian forest fires are blazing uncontrollably in Russia. The Russian military units that usually extinguish them are at war in Ukraine. The Independent writes about it. Wildfires in Siberia remain out of control because the Russian military units that normally put out fires are redeployed to...

COVID-19 pandemic + wildfires: virus and smoke double hit US residents

The record 2020 bushfire season burned millions of acres of land, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people and causing billions of dollars in losses. But the damage didn't end there. What is the connection between fires and COVID-19, told USA Today. In a study published by ...

'This has never happened': the center for the study of wildfires of California gave a frightening forecast for the season

On the second day of April, the skies over the San Francisco Bay Area were clear, and the view from the sun-drenched Mount Umunhum in the South Bay reveals a sea of ​​green bushes and trees lining the surrounding Santa Cruz Mountains, SF Gate said. It was a beautiful sight, but the group ...

Large-scale wildfire is raging near Los Angeles: evacuation announced

The fire raging in California and dubbed the Erbes Fire, as of Thursday evening, January 14, burned about 250 acres (more than 101 hectares) of the territory, writes Fox News. A wildfire broke out in the city of Thousand Oaks in the Los Angeles area. The authorities said that the fire, ...

Strongest winds in California lead to new fires and power outages

The low-pressure system, located above Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains, created a huge difference in pressure between Mountain West and California, pushing cold and dry air into the state and creating powerful offshore winds, writes SF Gate. Strong gusts of wind pierced the mountain peaks, ...

'Nobody buys wine with hints of smoke': California wineries suffer damage due to fires

Wildfires are raging in the heart of California's multi-billion dollar wine industry, destroying high-profile wineries, blanketing vineyards with potentially devastating smoke and ash, and ending much of the tourist season just recovering from the pandemic, The Sacramento Bee writes. Tuesday, 29 ...

Escaped in the middle of the night: in California, thousands of people have been evacuated due to powerful new fires

On Monday, September 28, thousands of California residents fled two new fires that erupted overnight, destroying more than 25 acres (000 hectares) of land, writes USA Today. According to Cal Fire, the major Zogg Fire engulfed 10 ...

A rare occurrence: in California, two powerful fire tornadoes were recorded at once

The largest wildfire in California spawned two huge fire tornadoes, one of which is the second category, writes CNN. California's Creek Fire is not only the state's largest lone wildfire, causing massive damage. Just a day after ...

'It's awful': how residents escaped toxic air in wildfire California

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland. California and Oregon, two west coast states, recorded the worst air quality in the world this week. Thick fog, persistent smell of smoke and rain from ash: the sky in San Francisco and the surrounding area for a while ...

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