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Burning of Europe. South of the European continent drowned in smoke huge fires

Tenerife off already 1,800 hectares of forest. Including on the side of a volcano in the park Teide. Photo: AP

In Southern Europe, burning forests. The fire does not spare national parks and reserves, and fire effects felt even tourists. Whole last week the thermometer did not drop below 35 degrees in Madrid in mid-July was hot air in southern Italy, Greece and Croatia. Heat and wind lead to the spread of forest fires in southern Europe.

In Italy only at the weekend, according to the state forest inspection, there were 550 fires. The number of fires in

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U.S. in Crisis: Record heat, dry winds create wildfire threat for 7 states

Fire in the south-western United States, on Sunday, perhaps, some of the worst weather of the season to combat the fire now raging in the region. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for most of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and much of the northern part of Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas and Utah on Sunday. A red flag warning means weather conditions — mainly high temperature, low humidity and strong winds — pose extreme fire danger. "The winds will certainly be very gusty and strong", said Ken Daniel, NWS meteorologist in Flagstaff, Arizona. "Any new fire, will have the

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Italy on fire

Half Italian territory on fire. The most difficult was the situation on the islands of Sicily and Sardinia, where tourists evacuated from hotels and block highways, local media reported.

In Italy, the third week is 40-degree heat, which led to the spread of forest fires. On Sunday, fires were reported in half of the country.

The most dangerous situation on the east coast of Sardinia, San Teodoro. According to authorities, were evacuated from the disaster area about twenty thousand, five hundred of them foreign tourists.

In fire suppression in Sardinia involved four helicopters and four planes. On the island

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Photographic forest fires in Arizona

Forest fire occurred between the peaks of San Francisco and Mount Elden Sunday, June 20. Residents of the village of Timberline, which is located nearby, completely evacuated and residents of other regions awaiting their turn. (Michele Legg / AP)

Starting June 20, the forests of Flagstaff, Arizona, USA, raging fires. Fire covered more than 2,200 hectares. Hundreds of residents were evacuated. Extinguish the burning wood from a helicopter, but to cope with the fire until it succeeds. In some areas, a state of emergency. In this issue, the most recent photos from the event.Extinguish the burning wood from a

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In Arizona, burning forests

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has flown by helicopter burning wood Uollou Fire, near the border of New Mexico. It is the third-largest fire in state history. Fire crews are working to protect the people from a fire in southern Arizona.

Source: The time factor, AssociatedPress

In Arizona, because of forest fires evacuated 2000 people

Arizona residents are leaving their home in fire area. © AP Photo

Over two thousand people were evacuated due to Arizona raging forest fires in the state. It is reported by USA Today.

By Sunday, June 5, the fire covered about a thousand

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Fires: Burning is not everywhere, glowing — almost everywhere

Forest fires in Russia is again gaining momentum. The most serious loss so far — in the east and in Siberia. However, in the Central Federal District, environmentalists note the increasing cases of peat fires.

But these — small — little pockets included in official statistics. These appeals independent environmental organizations extinguish peat until they broke out in full force, still remain unanswered.

According to unofficial data, the situation with fires in peatlands is worse than in May 2010. This means that under the adverse scenario, the Central District may once again face with smog and massive fires.

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Around 500 people were evacuated to the island of Sardinia from fires

Italian firefighters in these watches continue to fight the fire on the island of Sardinia. The fires provoked unprecedented heat, on the island and in other regions of the country are burning the forests, fields and destroyed several homes.

According to local media on Sunday, from the vicinity of the town of San Teodoro evacuated about 500 people, including tourists. Information on casualties have been reported yet.

According to RIA Novosti, in extinguishing the fire on the island of Sardinia, involving hundreds of firefighters and a lot of equipment, including four aircraft and four helicopters.

Forest fires covered almost

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2011 fires have broken a record in 2010

Russia awaits hellish summer

The area of natural fires in Russia exceeded the previous year almost doubled to 296 thousand hectares. This was reported on Emergency Ministry Online.

Only in 2011, there was 8.56 thousand wildfires (last year there were 8.83 thousand). Although the number of seats of fire this year so far inferior to last year, but they have already managed to overtake them on the area. In 2010, a fire swept area only 149 hectares, which is 1.9 times less than in 2011.

According to authorities, over the past day in the country put out 249

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Area of forest fires in Siberia has increased by more than 950 hectares

Area of forest fires in the regions of the Siberian Federal District for the past day has increased by more than 950 acres and is now the order of 1 935 thousand hectares, said on Sunday Siberian regional emergencies center of Russia.

"According to" Avialesookhrana "in the Siberian Federal District are 92 forest fires (an increase of 40 per day) for a total area of 1 000 935.6 hectares. Of these 38 lesions localized to the area of 641 hectares," — said in a statement.

As noted by the regional Emergencies Ministry center, large forest fires in the federal

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In the Urals again raging fires, and authorities again deny

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17.05.11.V Sverdlovsk region continues to rage wildfires. Thus, according to pictures taken from the satellite, and the data to map «Google Earth» and is updated every few hours, the region is probably the leader in the number of natural fires.

In particular, fixed fire areas near the Ural capital near the village Koltsovo under Pervouralsky, near the villages of Cedar and Olkhovka, near rivers and Sosva Lobva in Taborinskom area under Gornouralskom, near the village Shogrinskoe Artemovsky urban district as well as in Rezh Serov and urban districts. And just today along Cossacks NP "Ural Cossacks," joined forces with

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