US President Donald Trump said he will meet emergency services in California on Monday as record fires that have killed 27 people smothered the West Coast in dense smog.
The smoke left by the wildfires leaves people with long-term health damages including asthma attacks, cardiac arrests and other issues.
It had spread to 10,000 acres with no containment as of 9pm and was moving northeast, the fire department and police said. Thick smoke enveloped the region, which is to the north of Los Angeles, a video issued by police showed.
So far this year, California has experienced three of the four largest fires in state history, and we’re only just entering the traditional fire season. Sixteen of the 20 largest fires
A recent gender reveal party ended up causing a massive wildfire and the woman who started the trend wants these parties to stop.
The striking images were released by Nasa's Global Climate Change group and are mostly composed of before-and-after shots which exhibit the damage left behind by climate related events such as severe floods and wildfires.
Forest fires are an annual occurrence in Indonesia. Forest fires in 2015 spread haze across a swathe of Southeast Asia, and according to a study by Harvard and Columbia universities, hastened 100,000 deaths.
The Amazon is burning. It’s been burning for years. Don’t you remember at school, your environmentally conscious teacher would sit your class down with a string of videos showing the devastation in one of the most incredible regions in the world? These videos would show the large-scale deforestation, would explain that the Amazon
Flames are spreading across the Amazon rainforest this summer, spewing millions of tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each day. But scientists say that’s not their biggest concern.