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Wildfires
World  /  Published 16.09.20

West Coast’s caustic haze

The billowing wildfire smoke that has blanketed much of the West Coast with a caustic haze also began settling into the atmosphere thousands of miles away on Tuesday. While more favourable weather ha...
By Mike Baker in Seattle

World  /  Published 13.09.20

800km apart, same fiery grave

They lived more than 800km from each other — one in the wooded foothills of the Sierra Nevada, northeast of California’s capital Sacramento, the other in a thickly forested canyon east of ...
By Thomas Fuller, Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio in San Francisco

World  /  Published 13.09.20

Worst air quality on planet in West Coast

Exhausted fire crews worked on Sunday to beat back raging wildfires that have scorched millions of acres across three western US states, all while an anguished search goes on for the dozens of people ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 12.09.20

17 killed in Oregon wildfires

A 36-mile-wide line of flames edged into the towns around Portland, Oregon, and cities along the West Coast were smothered in acrid smoke and ash on Friday as history-making wildfires remained uncheck...
By New York Times News Service in Saleem, Oregon

World  /  Published 30.10.19

Wildfire threatens library, weather lexicon

A fresh wildfire ignited near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana winds whipped through the region, forcing meteorologis...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

World  /  Published 29.10.19

Call to alert Los Angeles attendants

A wildfire raged through some of Los Angeles’s upscale neighbourhoods on Tuesday, prompting city officials to chide wealthy evacuees to remember to tell their housekeepers and gardeners not to enter...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

World  /  Published 28.12.19

Thousands of koalas feared dead in Australia wildfires

Thousands of koalas are feared to have died in a wildfire-ravaged area north of Sydney, further diminishing Australia's iconic marsupial, while the fire danger accelerated Saturday in the country’s ...
By AP in Canberra

World  /  Published 12.11.19

Sydney shrouded in smoke

Fires raged across a swathe of Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, destroying more homes and shrouding Sydney in smoke from a blaze authorities fear they will be unable to control until next week. An...
By Reuters in Sydney

World  /  Published 02.01.20

Some flee, others restock before Australian wildfires worsen

Thousands of tourists fled Australia's wildfire-ravaged eastern coast on Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south.Cooler wea...
By AP in Perth

World  /  Published 21.12.19

Sydney fires at emergency levels

Catastrophic conditions fuelled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state on Saturday, with two blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level, while in South Australia one person ...
By Reuters in Sydney


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