Agencies | , Athens
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 05:11 AM IST
- Fire crews across Greece struggled amid a record heat wave to contain new blazes, including one near the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games - Olympia.
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2021 01:54 PM IST
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2021 08:16 AM IST
Istanbul and other major cities bar people from entering nearby forests and national parks as wildfires' flames raged through forests along Turkey’s southern Mediterranean coast and further inland including one popular tourism spot, Manavgat
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 06:38 AM IST
The Pacific province of British Columbia has been recovering from the grip of an unprecedented heatwave, which has so far caused 719 confirmed deaths, triple what would normally occur in the same time period, the province's chief coroner said.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:16 PM IST
Dry winds that can fan flames and knock power lines down are forecast to rattle Southern California through Friday, with the worst of it on Wednesday and Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
Salem | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 04:47 AM IST
For people already enduring the coronavirus pandemic, the resulting economic fallout and political tensions evident in the Black Lives Matter protests and far-right counter protests, the fires added a new layer of misery.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 09:23 AM IST
‘It needs to dominate the news. All the time’: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg draws social media users’ attention on the wildfires that are raging across parts of the US West Coast as they doubled in size between Wednesday and Thursday
Healdsburg | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 07:41 AM IST
California’s governor declared a state-wide emergency on Sunday as a huge wind-fueled blaze forced evacuations and massive power blackouts, threatening towns in the famed Sonoma wine region.
California | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 06:12 AM IST
In the San Francisco Bay Area, two grass fires briefly halted traffic on an Interstate bridge. The flames came dangerously close to homes in Vallejo.
Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2019 11:53 AM IST
There were no immediate reports of injuries, but authorities ordered several hundred homes in the area be evacuated.