Forest Fire (5878 ha) in Mexico 11 May 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019731
Countries: Mexico
Start Date - Last detection*: 11 May 2024 - 17 May 2024
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 331 in the burned area
Burned area: 5878 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 91 | About casualties: 45 | Last hour: 0

Mexico is so Hot, Monkeys are Dropping Dead from Trees2024-05-26T15:52+0200.

Mexico is grappling with an unprecedented heatwave so severe that it’s causing howler monkeys to fall dead from the trees in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco. At least 83 of these midsize primates have perished, with the brutal heatwave also
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26 mag 2024, 12:51 Carlo Migliore Cronaca meteo - Ondata di caldo epoc ... 2024-05-26T13:44+0200.

Cronaca meteo - Ondata di caldo epocale in Messico, temperature mai registrate prima. Decine di vittime tra persone e animali. Video. Record assoluto di caldo nella Capitale. Eccezionale ondata di caldo colpisce il Messico. Un'ondata di ca
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Local fire captain to help fight New Mexico blazes2024-05-25T23:53+0200.

The Natrona County Fire District’s annual report included photos from incidents throughout the year 2023 (NCFD, Facebook) CASPER, Wyo. — Captain Darek Pepple will soon be joining firefighters from across the country as a task force leader
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Third warmth wave “punishes” a lot of Mexico2024-05-25T06:55+0200.

MEXICO CITY.- In the course of the suffocating warmth that envelops the territory Mexican, we discover ourselves going through an alarming local weather state of affairs: the third warmth wave of the 12 months in response to the newest repo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),