Forest Fire (16454 ha) in Australia 14 Aug 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 1008249
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 14 Aug 2022 - 18 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 4
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 16454 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 18 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Australia's 'black summer' heats up the stratosphere and enlarges the ... 2022-08-27T00:59+0200.

Share send in Telegram; share on Facebook; tweet; send to Viber; send to Whatsapp; send to Messenger. Scientists have found that the effects of Australian forest fires are similar to the most powerful volcanic eruptions. In 2019, researcher
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Why does Chongqing's 'heroic spirit' resonate so strongly?: Global Tim ... 2022-08-26T19:58+0200.

Firefighters are putting out the fire in Chongqing. Photo: Courtesy of Kunming forest firefighting branch All open flames of the mountain fires in Chongqing in SW China have finally been extinguished on Friday. According to the latest repor
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Gli incendi boschivi dell’estate nera in Australia hanno causato un bu ... 2022-08-26T16:21+0200.

Lo studio “Australian wildfires cause the largest stratospheric warming since Pinatubo and extends the lifetime of the Antarctic ozone hole”, pubblicato su Scientific Reports da un team di ricercatori delle università di Exeter e di Manches
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Meteo. Non è solo l'Europa alle prese con la forte siccità, ecco la si ... 2022-08-25T23:45+0200.

siccità storiche. L'estate 2022 è caratterizzata da una circolazione di blocco sull'emisfero settentrionale , in parole povere le alte e le basse pressioni una volta che si formano faticano a muoversi dalle loro posizioni. Questo è alla bas
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (26), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),