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

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Mother Nature Winning The Battles: Wildfires rage out of control in US southwest



 New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has declared states of emergency in five counties due to wildfires that have burned through large swaths of the drought-stricken state.

Friday, December 31, 2021

Thousands flee US towns over fast-spreading wildfires (VIDEOS) — RT World News

Colorado wildfires

Grass fires fueled by strong winds have triggered evacuation orders for multiple towns in Northern Colorado, where a thick pall of smoke hangs over Boulder County and some reportedly remain trapped in their homes.

Monday, August 23, 2021

Evacuation launched after Greece’s Evia island is hit by second wildfire in two weeks — RT World News

evia marmari wildfires

 Some 46 firefighters have been deployed to the Greek island of Evia after a wildfire started in the southern part of the territory on Monday morning, with airplanes and helicopters dropping water on the blaze to slow its spread.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

At least 65 dead as wildfires burn throughout Algeria - RTE

wildfires burn throughout Algeria

Wildfires tearing through forested areas of northern Algeria have killed at least 65 people.

Multinational task force battles Greek wildfires | DW News



 As wildfires on Greece's Evia island continue to rage, criticism over the government's handling of the situation grows.

Saturday, August 07, 2021

Dixie Fire Becomes Third-Largest in California History - Tasnim News Agency

Dixie Fire

(Tasnim) – A huge wildfire tearing through northern California became the third-largest in the state's history Friday, and looked set to continue growing.

Friday, August 06, 2021

Greek PM says saving human lives top priority as wildfires continue to rage -

greece wildfires 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday evening that Greece is facing an extremely critical situation with multiple forest fires at the same time, while saving human lives is the government's top priority.

Monday, August 02, 2021

Wildfires cause further devastation in Turkey, Greece | EL KAOS UT

Wildfires cause further devastation in Turkey, Greece | EL KAOS UT


 The heat driving Turkey's fires is causing similar emergencies in Italy and Greece. Crews say they have faced more than 800 flare-ups during the past few days in populated areas.

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Dozen homes burn, five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire | Al Jazeera

five people hospitalised in Greece wildfire

About a dozen homes burned and five people were hospitalised with breathing problems as firefighters fought a forest fire near Patras, Greece’s third-largest city, authorities said.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Evacuations Ordered After Two California Wildfires Converge into One - Tasnim News Agency

California Wildfires

(Tasnim) – Crews and officials battling a large fire that has incinerated more than 190,000 acres (77,000 hectares) in northern California braced for the possibility on Sunday that smoke columns could spawn lightning storms capable of igniting more blazes.

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Western US wildfires force hundreds from their homes | Al Jazeera

The so-called “Bootleg” fire

A growing wildfire in a bone-dry forest in the Western United States has forced hundreds of people from their homes as it charred more than 854sq km (330sq miles) and showed no signs of slowing on Wednesday amid a blistering heatwave and drought.

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Cyprus appeals for help as huge wildfire rips through forest - BBC News

cyprus wildfire

Cyprus has appealed for international help to tackle a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history.

Friday, July 02, 2021

Two major blazes burning in Northern California -

The Tennant Fire

Two significant wildfires are burning across nearly 30,000 acres in Northern California, the United States, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire).

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Wildfires burn across US West threatening Flagstaff, Arizona | Al Jazeera

Wildfires burn across US West

Dozens of wildfires were burning in hot, dry conditions across the western United States, including a blaze touched off by lightning that was moving towards northern Arizona’s largest city.

Monday, September 28, 2020

2 New California Wildfires Burn Nearly 10,000 Acres in A Day, Force Evacuations

California Wildfires

Two new wildfires grew by nearly 10,000 acres in a day in California, where more than 3.6 million acres have burned this year.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

US wildfires leave dozens missing in Oregon, state governor says

Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states. Fires have been raging in California, Oregon and Washington for three weeks. Fanned by winds amid record heat, the blazes have burnt millions of acres, destroyed thousands of homes, and killed at least 25 people. California's Governor Gavin Newsom said the fires show the debate around climate change is "over". "Just come to the state of California. Observe it with your own eyes," he told reporters from a charred mountainside.
Dozens of people are missing in Oregon alone, state Governor Kate Brown has said, as deadly wildfires continue to sweep through US West Coast states.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage

Half a million people evacuated as US wildfires rage
Half a million people have been evacuated from their homes in Oregon as unprecedented wildfires rage along the US west coast.

EL News