More than 150 people are fighting the fire near the Greek city of Patras

More than 150 people are fighting the fire near the Greek city of Patras, which is located on the peninsula of Peloponnese, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, fire officials of the country.

"In extinguishing the fire involved 100 firefighters in 55 vehicles and 65 people of foot units, and 8 aircraft and a helicopter," — said the source.

According to him, while the threat of Human Settlements.

"As a preventive measure were evacuated about 50 people from 10 homes, but no house burned down," — said the representative of the fire department.

Greece has established a hot windy weather, the

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Tourist areas are not affected by fires in Sicily Island

Fires in Sicily, had local, di Caltanisseta happened in the province, which is located in the center of the island, far away from the tourist areas, told RIA Novosti on Monday the president of the Sicilian tourist company Eurialo Viaggi Alfio La Ferla.

"The fact that the fires in Sicily we have learned from the media. But fire on the island were very minor, and they have occurred in the province of di Caltanisseta, which is located in the center of the island. This is not a tourist area, as tourists resting mainly on the coasts," — said La

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Strong heat, showers and thunderstorms are expected in the Voronezh region

Meteorologists predict the second half of Monday extreme heat in the south and east of the Voronezh region, and in the evening will come to the region, heavy rains, wind storms, lightning and hail, according to the regional emergencies department.

"Starting from 15.00 MSK (Monday), in the south and east of expected heatwave — the maximum air temperature up to 35 degrees … From 15.00-19.00 MSK and maintaining during the day (Tuesday), in some areas of the region are expected strong rain, rain, thunderstorms, hail, strong winds during storms to 18-23 meters per second, "- said in a statement.

Rescuers

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Fire destroyed 1.2 thousand hectares of forest in the Canaries

A fire raging the second day in the forests of the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands, destroyed 1.2 thousand hectares of forest, of the danger area evacuated more than 50 people, said on Monday at the headquarters of disaster management in the Canary Islands.

In the fight with a big forest fire involving firefighters and dozens of volunteers, as well as seven helicopters and planes.

Fires so far failed to take full control. The main concern of the authorities is approaching forest fire to a national nature reserve Barranco del Infierno. On Sunday there were urgently evacuated

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Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend has increased by 9% to 190 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia last weekend has increased from 174 to 190 seats, the most difficult situation persists in the Urals, Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.

"On the morning of July 16 in Russia recorded 190 forest fires in the area of 16.3 thousand hectares, including 185 fires on forest lands in the square 16.2 thousand hectares, four fire on lands of specially protected areas in the area of 31 hectares ( Komi, Chelyabinsk Region, Yamal), one fire — the lands of other categories in the area of 4 hectares in the Sverdlovsk region,

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Area fires in Siberia over the weekend declined to 9.2 thousand hectares

Area of forest fires in Siberia over the weekend fell by 1.5 thousand hectares — up to 9.2 thousand, most forest continues to burn in Tomsk and Krasnoyarsk, said on Monday the District Department of Forestry.

"In the Siberian Federal District, 66 forest fires in the area of 9.177 hectares. Fires blaze on forest land Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk region, the Buryat Republic," — said in a statement.

In the Krasnoyarsk region, despite the fact that there are 46 specialists noticed forest fires in the area of 2 000 739 hectares, the situation is considered as stable. "Today, the province 99% of

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Forest conservation one day put out in the Far East six fires

Forest protection staff for the last day in the Far East was extinguished six fires, according to Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"In the Far East for the last day there were 37 forest fires. Forces Forest Service was eliminated six fires, another 11 have been contained," — said in a release.

The region continues to have effect on 20 wildfires. Area affected by the fire at night, was 1.592 thousand hectares, of which the area covered by forest is 754 hectares. Were involved in fire 798 people, 100 vehicles and 19 aircraft. The main identified

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Thick smog from forest fires enveloped Yakutsk, cleared

Thick smoke from forest fires, wrapped in Yakutsk and neighboring Khangalassky and Namsky areas cleared by Sunday, told RIA Novosti the national emergency department.

Last Saturday in Yakutsk felt the acrid smell of burning, with thick smoke stung his eyes. Local residents in the homes of shut the window, and when going outside wearing protective masks. Yakutsk Airport on Saturday due to adverse conditions has been closed.

Earlier it was reported that, according to the Department of Forest Relations Yakutia, in the Republic on Friday were reported 16 forest fires on an area of 3.6 hectares.

"Late night in Yakutsk

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Yakutsk wrapped thick smog from forest fires

Thick smoke from forest fires on Saturday morning enveloped the city of Yakutsk and neighboring Khangalassky and Namsky areas, local residents wore protective masks, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the department of forest relations in Yakutia, in the Republic of Friday there were 16 forest fires on an area of 3.6 hectares.

According to RIA Novosti, the street there is the acrid smell of burning, with thick smoke stings the eyes.

"Because of the smoke have a headache, my eyes sting, go outside without protective masks impossible. Forests, which is located about 100 meters from our house, never seen. Despite

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Number termotochek Yakutia increased by 20% in two weeks

Termotochek number in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), the majority of which are fire, two weeks increased by 20%, to 778, according to Research and Development Center (RDC) "RDC".

The estimated center of a fire coming from the infrared sensors on satellites Modis Terra and Aqua, which record the area, strongly emitting in the infrared. Typically, this forest or grassland fires, while infrared sensors can respond to gas torches or to steel production.

"The most intense conditions on July 13, made up to date in the three regions of the Russian Federation: Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Khabarovsk and Amur region,

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