Forest Fire (60937 ha) in Canada 09 Sep 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 1017353
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 09 Sep 2023 - 24 Sep 2023
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 60937 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 270 | XAbout casualties: 1 | Last hour: 1

¿Nota cielos brumosos en Miami? Es el resultado de este fenómeno en Ca ... 2023-10-03T21:27+0200.

El humo de los incendios forestales de Canadá que se desplaza hacia el sur a través de la atmósfera, está afectando la calidad del aire y la visibilidad en áreas de estado de la Florida , según el Servicio Nacional de Meteorología de Miami
Canada bruised by the worst fire season in its history2023-10-03T15:02+0200.

“Never before seen”, “exceptional in scale, duration”, “immense consequences in the long term”: when scientists look at the figures to take stock of fire season in Canada, they struggle to keep up; find the right superlatives. “It's simple:
Canada wildfires by numbers2023-10-03T00:08+0200.

Montreal’s skyline is pictured from Jean Drapeau Park with smoke caused by the wildfires, in Montreal, Quebec, on June 25, 2023. (Photo by Anne-Sophie THILL / AFP) From east to west, Canada has endured an historic fire season that began ve
Ashes from forest fires in Canada over home skies2023-10-02T23:38+0200.

September has just ended, which brought the highest values ​​in measurement history, and October is already around the corner with lots of sunshine. “It is warm throughout Styria on Monday and Tuesday,” says Friedrich Wölfelmaier from Geosp

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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),