Monday , July 22 2024
Home / Tag Archives: wild fires

Tag Archives: wild fires

Forest Fires: Alarm Status for several regions, 58 wild fires in 24 hours

Several regions across Greece remain in ALARM Status with regards to possibility of forest and wild fires also on Sunday, August 11, 2019, due to powerful winds, soaring temperatures and dryness. According to a warning published by the Greek Civil Protection, several regions will be on “very high risk” of …

Read More »

Civil Protection Warning: Attica and other regions in Fire Risk Alarm Status

Greece’s Civil Protection has issued a warning of Extreme Forest Fire Risk – Alarm Status and the highest  Hazard  Category 5 for Saturday, August 10th 2019. Hot and dry weather, winds blowing with intensity up to 7 Beaufort and low percentage of humidity increase the risk for wild fires. In …

Read More »

Several wild fires in Crete, gust winds up to 11 B and Sahara dust

Wild fires have been spreading at a high speed in Chania Prefecture in West Crete as powerful South gust winds blow with intensity of up to 135 km per hour. At least ten wild fires started on Wednesday evening in the municipalities of Platania and Kissamos and came dangerously close …

Read More »

Greek Secret Service EYP To Investigate Wildfires on Chios Island As Thousands of Mastic Trees Burned Down

 The beguilling scents of Chios has been burned down. Thousands of aromatic mastic trees have been destroyed by the wild fires that broke on the island of eastern Aegean Sea  four days ago. Firefighters, soldiers, volunteers, water-dropping planes and helicopters could not prevent the flames extinguishing the island’s main economy source due to strong winds. …

Read More »