Forest Fire (17471 ha) in Mexico 14 Apr 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1013761
Countries: Mexico
Start Date - Last detection*: 14 Apr 2023 - 03 May 2023
Duration (days): 19
People affected: 4569 in the burned area
Burned area: 17471 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

El Niño is coming: What it means for California weather2023-05-11T21:22+0200.

El Niño conditions — a warming of ocean waters off South America that can alter weather across the globe, from hurricanes to droughts, including California’s summer temperatures and the amount of rain it might receive next winter — are emer
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El Niño is coming: What it means for California weather2023-05-11T21:22+0200.

El Niño conditions — a warming of ocean waters off South America that can alter weather across the globe, from hurricanes to droughts, including California’s summer temperatures and the amount of rain it might receive next winter — are emer
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Depressed? Anxious? Air pollution may be a factor.2023-05-09T11:49+0200.

In the 1990s, residents of Mexico City noticed their dogs acting strangely — some didn’t recognize their owners, and the animals’ sleep patterns had changed. At the time, the sprawling, mountain-ringed city of more than 15 million people wa
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Depressed? Anxious? Air pollution may be a factor 3 minutes ago2023-05-01T20:47+0200.

At the time, the sprawling, mountain-ringed city of more than 15 million people was known as the most polluted in the world, with a thick, constant haze of fossil fuel pollution trapped by thermal inversions. In 2002, toxicologist and neuro
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