USA. Massive fires in California. Thousands of residents evacuated

0
31



A massive fire broke out in Northern California on Tuesday evening. about 28 thousand residents had to leave their homes.

The fire spread quickly from fields and forests to settlements. It is known that at least several houses were destroyed.

USA. Wildfires rage across California

According to “The Guardian”, the elements were fought over 1,400 firefighters from across the state. The services reported that four of them suffered minor injuriesIt added that the continued high temperatures could contribute to further fires and therefore continue to threaten the safety of citizens.

In recent days, the temperature in California, USA, has been around 40 st. C. Forecasters do not expect any improvement for at least the next 10 days. At the peak Thermometers can show up to 48 degrees Celsius.

– This is going to be a serious, long-term, potentially record-breaking heatwavewhich could have major impacts on most of California, said climatologist Dr. Daniel Swain, quoted by the British daily. “It won't cool down, even at night,” he added.

Heatwave in California. State of emergency declared

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday state of emergencyHe said California has received support from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The support is to cover some of the costs associated with the firefighting effort. Newsom has already ordered special preparations in case of a wildfire in forest areas.

The situation remains very dangerous, not only because of the weather. On July 4, Americans celebrate Independence Day. Every year, there are thousands of firescaused by, among others, fireworks.

Experts warn that the situation this week in California could be “extreme,” and new fires will be very difficult to control. “It will be a challenge both day and night – the most important thing is prevention,” said fire service member Nick Schuler.

Stay updated and become one of over 200 thousand followers of our fanpage – like Interia Events on Facebook and comment on our articles there!

Prosecutors in the National Court Register: Siemoniak: Anyone who has doubts has the right to appeal these actions/Polsat News/Polsat News



Source link