Dramatic Photos Show Europe on Fire

A firefighter battles a blaze in Zaton, Croatia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

A firefighter battles a blaze in Zaton, Croatia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.
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Firefighters throughout southern Europe and northern Africa have been battling intense wildfires this week as areas throughout the area have skilled record-setting temperature spikes.

Wildfires have cropped up in Spain, Portugal, Greece, France, Turkey, and Morocco over the previous week, forcing hundreds of individuals to evacuate and destroying hundreds of acres of forest together with properties and buildings. The unusually intense (and early) starting of the European hearth season comes after the continent skilled a sizzling and really dry spring, and whereas the area is at the moment experiencing excessive heatwaves for the second time this summer time.

“The [European] heatwave has been made extra seemingly as a consequence of local weather change,” Mark McCarthy on the UK Met Workplace advised the Monetary Instances.

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