wildfires

Critical risks for fire weather in California

Critical risks for fire weather in California

On Sunday, new wildfires erupted in the region,including the fast-moving Zogg Fire that burned through 7,000 acres in less than five hour...Read More

Climate change increases frequency of wildfires globally: Study

Climate change increases frequency of wildfires globally: Study

Regardless of the ignition source, warmer, drier forests are primed to burn more regularly than they were in the past, the study warns.

Foul air prevents people from stepping out in US

Foul air prevents people from stepping out in US

People in Oregon, Washington state and California have been struggling for a week or longer under some of the most unhealthy air on the p...Read More

Trump says science doesn't know about climate change, he does

Trump says science doesn't know about climate change, he does

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden presented a different pathway to address the issue of climate change, a...Read More

US wildfires: Blame game is on

US wildfires: Blame game is on

President Trump blames poor forest management, Democrats call it consequence of climate change

US: Oregon asks 50,000 to evacuate

US: Oregon asks 50,000 to evacuate

Deadly wildfires in heavily populated northwest Oregon were growing with hundreds of thousands of people told to flee encroaching flames ...Read More

Out of control wildfires sweep US west coast

Out of control wildfires sweep US west coast

Dramatic aerial footage shows massive destruction wreaked by wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington which have killed at least se...Read More

Wildfires, heat, unhealthy air... Bad year for California

Wildfires, heat, unhealthy air... Bad year for California

The forecast for Thursday called for some of the worst air in the world, with the air quality index doubling in the densely populated par...Read More

California is burning: 1,300 firefighters battle massive wildfire

California is burning: 1,300 firefighters battle massive wildfire

The Apple Fire in Riverside County consumed more than 31 square miles (about 80 square kilometers) of dry brush and timber, according to ...Read More

Fire engulfs Chilean city, destroys dozens of homes

Fire engulfs Chilean city, destroys dozens of homes

Santiago: Wildfires raging across the coastal Chilean city of Valparaiso have destroyed 120 houses, prompting a mass evacuation, official...Read More

Oz PM sorry for Hawaii vacation amid wildfires

Oz PM sorry for Hawaii vacation amid wildfires

Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday apologised for taking a family vacation in Hawaii as deadly bushfires raged ac...Read More

State of emergency in Australia's New South Wales

State of emergency in Australia's New South Wales

Perth: Australia's most populous state of New South Wales declared a seven-day state of emergency Thursday as oppressive conditions fanne...Read More

In Pics: Fires in Amazon rainforest rage at record rate

In Pics: Fires in Amazon rainforest rage at record rate

Brasilia: "The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is experiencing a record amount of fires this year -- more than 74,000 outbreaks so far -- whi...Read More

Pollutants from wildfire hit crops far away

Pollutants from wildfire hit crops far away

New Delhi: Pollutants from wildfires affect crop and vegetation growth hundreds of kilometres from impact zone, research shows. The start...Read More

6 killed as ‘erratic’ winds, dry conditions fuel deadly California fires

6 killed as ‘erratic’ winds, dry conditions fuel deadly California fires

Redding (US): Around 12,000 firefighters battled today to contain wildfires in California that have killed six — but authorities warned “...Read More

90 houses destroyed by Australia wildfires

90 houses destroyed by Australia wildfires

Canberra: At least 90 houses and properties were destroyed by wildfires raging in various parts of southeastern Australia over the weeken...Read More

California wildfire death toll rises to 42

California wildfire death toll rises to 42

San Francisco: The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 42, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire...Read More

Wildfires kill 39 people in Portugal, Spain

Wildfires kill 39 people in Portugal, Spain

Galicia [Spain]: At least 39 people have been killed by wildfires in Portugal and Spain, officials from both the countries said on Monday.

California wildfires death toll rises to 15

California wildfires death toll rises to 15

San Francisco: The toll from the wildfires in the US state of California has risen to 15 as more casualties were confirmed in several cou...Read More

Massive wildfires sweep across Canadian province

Massive wildfires sweep across Canadian province

Ottawa: Massive wildfires fuelled by strong winds have been sweeping over Canada’s British Columbia province for more than a week, forcin...Read More

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