In the southwestern landscape of France smoking has been a constant for weeks. In Girondeafter more than 7400 hectares of burned forest and 10 thousand people displacedthose planned will be announced Thursday night.
But how high temperatures a threat to hope for anyone to reactivate the fires in a moment.
And since 2003, the year in which the European Union began to register through the climate change program, Copernicus, that the country did not emit as much carbon from forest fires, like this summer.
On the ground, the authorities already have the resources mobilized by the european solidarity to control active fires.
According to the vice-president of the municipality of Arcachon, Ronan Léaustic, “1,100 firefighters are present, to which the European means will join: 361 more operational and 101 vehicles”, resources coming from Germany, Romania, Austria and Poland.
Europe at risk of fire
The firefighters’ cross-border effort was hailed in the twitter by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyenwhich highlighted the help of several countries to the Member States that, this one, have not been spared by the fires.
On the map that paints from orange to purple or territory most exposed to fire danger, Portugal stands out.
The high level of alert comes to be confirmed in recent days by the fires that wash from the north in the country.
N/A Serra da Estrela, 16,000 hectares are already more consumers by the flames A check from the Zêzere Glacier Valley burned. Hmm natural heritage by UNESCOin which the dimension of the possible is yet to be determined, but where the damage may become irreparable.