Forest Fire (12248 ha) in Australia 25 May 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 1014465
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 25 May 2023 - 31 May 2023
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 3 in the burned area
Burned area: 12248 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 116 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 2

How climate change is making wildfires worse2023-06-09T23:33+0200.

Wildfires usually start because of lightning strikes or human activity, such as a person dropping a burning cigarette. And if the weather is hot, dry and windy — conditions brought about by climate change — it is more likely that a fire wil
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Rainy weather to provide some relief for firefighters in Ontario and Q ... 2023-06-09T21:19+0200.

OTTAWA — Ontario and Quebec may get some limited relief from forest fires that have forced evacuations of small towns and blocked out the sun in major cities, but a hotter than normal summer is expected to continue fuelling fires across the
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Rainy weather to provide some relief for firefighters in Ontario and Q ... 2023-06-09T20:56+0200.

OTTAWA — Ontario and Quebec may get some limited relief from forest fires that have forced evacuations of small towns and blocked out the sun in major cities, but a hotter than normal summer is expected to continue fuelling fires across the
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Rainy weather to provide some relief for firefighters in Ontario and Q ... 2023-06-09T20:55+0200.

Article content. Air quality in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and several U.S. cities deteriorated considerably this week as forest fires continued to grow in Quebec and Ontario. Cheng said air quality has been worse previously, but it is rare
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),