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ArsTechnica   21 July 2022   Europe  
<p>Europe is on fire: For days, temperatures have skyrocketed above 100&deg; Fahrenheit (38&deg; Celsius), shattering records and triggering huge wildfires that have forced tens of thousands from their homes. From Portugal to Spain to Greece, the flames have ...
Reuters   20 July 2022   Greece   athens  
<p>ATHENS, July 19 (Reuters) - A Greek wildfire fuelled by gale-force winds raged in the mountainous region of Penteli near Athens on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order the evacuation of at least four areas and a hospital.<br>Heavy clouds of smoke were ...
TIME   07 January 2020   Australia  
<p>The hot, dry conditions that primed southeastern Australia’s forest and fields for the bushfires that have been ravaging the country since September are likely to continue, scientists warn — and climate change has likely made the situation much worse.<br>Over ...
CNN   11 January 2018   USA   California  
<p>(CNN)Southern Californians can't get a break from nature. First, wildfires scorched a massive area northwest of Los Angeles. Now catastrophic mudslides have swallowed homes and killed at least 15 people.</p> <p>But a variety of unique factors have made ...
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