Forest Fire (5401 ha) in Mexico 30 Apr 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1006074
Countries: Mexico
Start Date - Last detection*: 30 Apr 2022 - 11 May 2022
Duration (days): 11
People affected: 687 in the burned area
Burned area: 5401 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

New Mexico wildfire now largest in state's history2022-05-16T22:01+0200.

A monster blaze churning in northern New Mexico for more than a month has blackened enough acreage to earn a place in the state’s record books. Aside from being the largest wildfire currently burning in the U.S., the fire moving over the Sa
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Record high temperatures to recede over the weekend (copy)2022-05-14T02:54+0200.

That allowed for very warm air to come up from Texas and New Mexico, "where there’s plenty of heat," he said. There also was some smoke in the area from the forest fires in New Mexico, he added. Tuesday’s high reached 93 degrees, which t
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Vento e siccità per incendi inarrestabili negli USA occidentali | FOTO2022-05-12T22:47+0200.

Dal New Mexico al Colorado e parti del Midwest, oggi sono stati emesse allerte rosse per pericolo estremo di incendi a causa di bassi livelli di umidità, venti irregolari e alte temperature. La stessa combinazione di condizioni meteorologic
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La siccità alimenta “incendi catastrofici” in New Mexico | FOTO2022-05-11T21:05+0200.

Imponenti pennacchi di fumo e nuvole di pirocumuli si levano dagli incendi che stanno devastando il New Mexico (USA) e mentre la siccità peggiora, molti temono che questa stagione degli incendi sarà diversa dalle altre. “ Siamo già in modal
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (25), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),