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Why are wildfires raging in Europe?

2022-07-21T15:07+0200aljazeera-en (en)

Once a rare occurrence, extreme fires are now becoming more frequent and lasting longer worldwide. The destructive blazes are driven at least in part by climate change, which exacerbates their scale and intensity, even in the northern winter months. With temperatures spiking above 40 degrees Celsius....

How bad are Europe’s wildfires?

2022-07-18T19:16+0200economist (en)

For a look behind the scenes of our data journalism, sign up to , our weekly newsletter. A devastating concoction of record-breaking temperatures and severe droughts have helped ignite wildfires across Europe. Hundreds of hectares of Spain’s Monfragüe National Park, known for its extensive wildlife including rare birds, have been scorched.

A 117 degree day in Portugal: Record-breaking heat waves hit Europe

2022-07-16T18:06+0200haaretz (en)

An extreme heat wave has washed over Europe over the past few days, with temperatures setting records. Portugal experienced a national high of 47 degrees Celsius (117 Fahrenheit) last week, and firefighters are battling blazes across the continent. The European Union warned earlier this month that....

Summer in Europe: Heat wave and wildfires

2022-07-15T16:03+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

More than 800 firefighters battled two wildfires in the region outside Bordeaux in southwest France, according to the regional emergency service. Firefighters extinguish a house on fire during a wildfire that broke out in Arles, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of southern France, July 7, 2022.

Europeans swelter in second heatwave in as many months

2022-07-15T13:38+0200buzz (en)

are predicting maximum temperatures of 40C in the UK, although it is more likely that the temperature will remain in the mid-to-high 30s. As well as the impact this is likely to have on health, transport could also be impacted. Speed restrictions on rail services are likely to be put in place in....

Scorching heat wave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T20:00+0200saudigazette (en)

LEIRIA — Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts of Europe.

Extreme Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Parts of Europe

2022-07-14T17:12+0200europesun (en)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least 135 people suffered mainly minor injuries since wildfires began in Portugal last week, and about 800 people have been evacuated from their homes, according to the Civil Protection Authority. - World news - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on....

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T15:32+0200gmanews (en)

LEIRIA, Portugal Over 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius. In France too, about 800 firefighters, supported....

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T14:06+0200bdnews24 (en)

In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft, battled two wildfires in the southwest, which prompted the evacuation of thousands of campers, Gironde prefect Fabienne Buccio said. In Santiago de Guarda in the central Portuguese district of Leiria, Albertina Francisco....

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and...

2022-07-14T14:05+0200thefinancialexpress (en)

Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts of Europe.

Scorching Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T12:44+0200europesun (en)

LEIRIA, PORTUGAL - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged across Portugal and western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Europe.

Scorching heat wave sparks wildfires in Europe17min

2022-07-14T12:05+0200presstv-ir (en)

Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts of Europe.

Scorching heat wave swelters Europe, sparks wildfires

2022-07-14T11:36+0200dailysabah (en)

A spate of wildfires is scorching parts of Europe, with firefighters battling blazes in Portugal, Spain, Croatia and southern France amid an unusual heat wave that authorities are linking to climate change. Hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft, were battling on Thursday....

Scorching heat wave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T09:39+0200expressindia (en)

In Leiria, where over 3,000 hectares have burned so far, authorities blocked major motorways and side streets as strong winds made it harder for firefighters to fight the flames. Portugal’s most important highway, connecting its capital Lisbon to Porto, was also blocked due to another fire farther north.

Scorching Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T09:19+0200cambodiantimes (en)

LEIRIA, PORTUGAL - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged across Portugal and western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Europe.

Scorching Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T09:18+0200northernirelandnews (en)

LEIRIA, PORTUGAL - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged across Portugal and western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Europe.

Scorching Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Europe LEIRIA, Portugal (Reuters) - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday 13 July...

2022-07-14T09:05+0200chronicle-lu (en)

A wildfire burns in Ourem, Santarem district, Portugal 12 July 2022.; Credit: Rodrigo Antunes / Reuters. LEIRIA, Portugal (Reuters) - Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday 13 July 2022 across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting....

Scorching heat wave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T08:26+0200AsiaOne (en)

AsiaOne has launched EarthOne , a new section dedicated to environmental issues — because we love the planet and we believe science. Find articles like this LEIRIA — Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday (July 13) across Portugal and western Spain, menacing....

Scorching heat wave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T04:33+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

LEIRIA, PORTUGAL — Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged across Portugal and western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Europe.

EUROPEAN HEATWAVE ALERT: Wildfires rage across Portugal, Spain and France amid scorching temperatures

2022-07-14T04:15+0200dailymaverick (en)

In Leiria , where temperatures soared to 45 degree Celsius and more than 3,000 hectares have been burnt so far , authorities blocked major motorway s and side streets as strong winds made it harder for firefighters to fight the flames. Nearly 750 firefighters were combatting two active blazes in....

Scorching Heat Wave Sparks Wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T03:52+0200voanews (en)

LEIRIA, PORTUGAL — Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged across Portugal and western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Europe.

Wildfires raging in Portugal and western Spain amid punishing temperatures

2022-07-14T03:23+0200CBC (en)

Thousands of firefighters battled more than 20 blazes that raged on Wednesday across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heat wave that pushed temperatures above 45 C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six....

Heatwave sparks wildfires across Europe

2022-07-14T02:55+0200maitlandmercury (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling more than 20 blazes across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft,....

Heatwave sparks wildfires across Europe

2022-07-14T02:45+0200illawarramercury (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling more than 20 blazes across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft,....

Heatwave sparks wildfires across Europe

2022-07-14T02:43+0200dailyadvertiser (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling more than 20 blazes across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft,....

Heatwave sparks wildfires across Europe

2022-07-14T02:40+0200portstephensexaminer (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling more than 20 blazes across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft,....

Heatwave sparks wildfires across Europe

2022-07-14T02:39+0200bordermail (en)

Thousands of firefighters are battling more than 20 blazes across Portugal and western Spain, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that pushed temperatures above 45C in some parts of Europe. In France, hundreds of firefighters, supported by six water-bomber aircraft,....

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T00:48+0200inquirer (en)

LEIRIA, Portugal — Nearly 20 blazes raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists’ holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40 degrees Celsius.

Scorching heat sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-14T00:19+0200gulf-times (en)

Over 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain yesterday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists’ holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius. In France too, about 800 firefighters, supported by six water-bomber....

Europe swelters as scorching heatwave sparks wildfires across continent

2022-07-13T23:55+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

A scorching heatwave has hit Europe , bringing droughts and forest fires amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect will push temperatures into the high 40Cs in some areas. In Portugal, Civil Protection commander André Fernandes said that multiple fires have caused the evacuation of more than 600 people.

Temperatures could test records as meteorologists anticipate high 40s Celsius

2022-07-13T23:45+0200irishtimes (en)

A firefighter looks on during firefighting operations at Espite in Ourem on July 13, 2022. - The fire that has been raging since the end of last week in part of the Santarem district restarted, helped by the exceptionally high temperatures, after being temporarily contained on July 11.

Europe swelters as scorching heatwave sparks wildfires across continent

2022-07-13T23:43+0200itv (en)

A woman fills buckets with water for local residents trying to stop a forest fire from reaching their homes in the village of Figueiras, central Portugal. Credit: AP. A scorching heatwave has hit Europe , bringing droughts and forest fires amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect will push temperatures into the high 40Cs in some areas.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T23:35+0200straitstimesSG (en)

LEIRIA, Portugal (REUTERS) - Nearly 20 blazes raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday (July 13), menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius.

Extreme weather: From blankets on glaciers to ice creams for pandas, Europe finds new ways to deal with blistering heatwave

2022-07-13T21:49+0200coastfm (en)

A relentless heatwave that is blistering Europe has left some of the Alps' oldest glaciers needing blanket cover to protect them from melting. The Rhone Glacier in Switzerland is just one of the casualties of the extreme temperatures the continent has been experiencing over the past few days.

From blankets on glaciers to ice lollies for pandas - Europe finds new ways to cope with blistering heat

2022-07-13T21:42+0200skynews (en)

Extreme weather: From blankets on glaciers to ice creams for pandas, Europe finds new ways to deal with blistering heatwave. The World Meteorological Organisation has warned "human-caused climate change" is triggering droughts - and once again temperatures are expected to reach record highs.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T21:41+0200cyprus-mail (en)

“It was very hard,” said Francisco, 42, who was helping her sick sister evacuate. “Nobody helped – the firefighters and the (water-bomber) aircraft only got here now…The state must do more to help us.” Some villagers rescued pets while others helped firefighters battle the flames.

Extreme weather: From blankets on glaciers to ice creams for pandas, Europe finds new ways to deal with blistering heatwave

2022-07-13T21:40+0200heart (en)

13 July 2022, 18:12 | Updated: 13 July 2022, 20:33 A relentless heatwave that is blistering Europe has left some of the Alps' oldest glaciers needing blanket cover to protect them from melting. The Rhone Glacier in Switzerland is just one of the casualties of the extreme temperatures the continent has been experiencing over the past few days.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T21:28+02004-traders (en)

LEIRIA, Portugal (Reuters) - Nearly 20 blazes raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T20:51+0200brecorder (en)

LEIRIA: Over 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius. In France too, about 800 firefighters, supported by six....

Summer in Europe: Heat wave and wildfires

2022-07-13T20:44+0200dailysabah (en)

More than 800 firefighters battled two wildfires in the region outside Bordeaux in southwest France, according to the regional emergency service. Firefighters extinguish a house on fire during a wildfire that broke out in Arles, in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region of southern France, July 7, 2022.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T18:56+0200channelnewsasia (en)

LEIRIA, Portugal: Over 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday (Jul 13), menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius.

Scorching heatwave sparks wildfires in Europe

2022-07-13T18:12+0200saltwire (en)

By Catarina Demony and Miguel Pereira. LEIRIA, Portugal (Reuters) -Over 20 wildfires raged across Portugal and several burned in western Spain on Wednesday, menacing villages and disrupting tourists' holidays amid a heatwave that meteorologists expect to push temperatures into the high 40s Celsius.

Turkey sympathizes with China over deadly flood

2022-07-11T00:20+0200turkishpress (en)

ANKARA. Turkey on Monday extended condolences to China over a battering flood that left several people dead and missing. “We convey our condolences to the relatives of those who lost their lives and to the People and Government of PRC [People’s Republic of China] and wish speedy recovery to the injured,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

5 Luglio 2022 - 19:07 - Tg Politico Parlamentare, edizione del 5 luglio 2022

2022-07-05T19:41+0200dire (it)

DOMANI INCONTRO DRAGHI-CONTE, TENSIONI SUL DL AIUTI. Occhi puntati sull’incontro di domani tra Mario Draghi e Giuseppe Conte. Il vertice è stato rinviato per la visita del premier ieri a Canazei, dopo la tragedia della Marmolada, e quella di oggi in Turchia.

Iraq's tree-planting campaigns aim to replenish parched land

2022-06-28T11:52+0200english-alaraby (en)

Currently, 15 percent of Iraq's total area is categorised as being in a state of desertification. Ministry of Environment officials estimate that 300,000,000 trees should be planted as the first phase of a larger afforestation drive, while acknowledging the huge obstacle to such a scheme posed by water scarcity.

Turchia, evacuate 150 persone per un devastante incendio sulla costa del Mar Egeo

2022-06-23T13:27+0200kmetro0 (it)

K metro 0 – Ankara – Oltre 2.500 vigili del fuoco, con l’aiuto di aerei ed elicotteri che lanciano acqua, sono stati impiegati per combattere le fiamme scoppiate martedì in due località della regione di Bordubet, vicino a Marmaris, sulla costa del Mar Egeo. Le fiamme si sono diffuse rapidamente, alimentate dai venti.

Explained: What’s causing the record high temperatures and devastating wildfires in Europe so early this summer?

2022-06-21T17:33+0200expressindia (en)

The second major wildfire in two years is burning in Evia, the second largest island of Greece. The mountainside in Gaia is aflame less than a kilometre from human habitation, and firefighting aircraft are battling the blaze. How do forests catch fire? A wildfire is a major fire that breaks out....

Climate change 'may force hundreds of millions from their homes by 2050'

2022-06-16T06:47+0200thenational (en)

Rising global temperatures could displace up to 216 million people over the next 30 years and in some countries climate migration has already begun. An annual report issued by the UN refugee agency on Thursday, titled Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2021, presented an uncertain future for a....

Scary Climate Change Scenario: “Sea Level Will Rise 80 Centimeters”

2022-06-10T00:46+0200247newsbulletin (en)

Mugla Metropolitan Municipality held a ceremony at Menteşe Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Cultural Center on the occasion of June 5, World Environment Day. Climate change and its effects in Muğla ‘ panel has been created. Coming to Muğla for the climate change panel Professor of the Faculty of Forestry of Istanbul University Prof.

Syria: Drought and war in Ukraine raise fears of famine in the country

2022-06-06T17:02+0200247newsbulletin (en)

This year, Musa Fatimi was forced to sell his meager crop of wheat to livestock farmers for a small profit due to the drought in northeastern Syria, a war-torn country 60% of which is already difficult to feed. “For the second year in a row, we are facing a drought,” explained the 85-year-old....

Syria: Drought turns wheat fields into fodder

2022-06-06T15:08+0200tellerreport (en)

"For the second year in a row, we are facing drought," the 85-year-old farmer told AFP in front of his arid field in a region that was once called the country's breadbasket. "This year's harvest is not even enough to secure our own supply of bread. Our losses are in the millions," he laments.

news Latest climate report underscores urgent need to act on drought

2022-05-19T20:47+0200unccd-int (en)

The State of the Global Climate in 2021 report released on 18 May 2022 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirms that the past seven years have been the warmest seven years on record. According to the Report, drought affected many parts of the world, including the Horn of Africa,....

2021 among hottest years on record

2022-05-18T10:08+0200tellerreport (en)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) publishes this Wednesday, May 18 its report on the state of the climate in 2021. If 2016 was warmer, it still beat other sad records. 2021 among hottest years on record. July 11, 2021 in Death Valley National Park, California. AP - John Locher. Text by: Simon Rozé Follow.

Turkey evacuates flood victims as death toll hits 62 | Climate Change News

2022-05-16T19:37+0200todayheadline (en)

The Turkish disaster control agency says 52 people were killed in the province of Kastamonu, nine in Sinop and one in Bartin. Turkey has sent ships to help evacuate people and vehicles from a northern town on the Black Sea that was hard hit by flooding, as the death toll in the disaster rose on Sunday to at least 62, with many people still missing.

TURKEY Torrid summer months expected in Turkey: Experts

2022-05-14T06:58+0200hurriyetdailynews (en)

Torrid summer months expected in Turkey : Experts İsmail Sarı - ISTANBUL Due to climate change and the global impact of the current meteorological phenomenon La Nina, class='cf'> “This year, La Nina is very strong, and its effects are persistent. While heat levels in the northern regions float below....

Ankara rejects Tehran's claims linking Turkish dams to drought

2022-05-12T18:17+0200dailysabah (en)

The Foreign Ministry rejected Thursday claims echoed by Iranian officials and media outlets that dams constructed by Turkey lead to drought and sand storms in Iran. "Claims that dams in Turkey caused sand and dust storms in our region are far from being scientific," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said, according to a statement.

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