Global warming is burning the world

Thursday, 12 August 2021
From Turkey to Tunisia and Algeria to America.. the world is burning From Turkey to Tunisia and Algeria to America.. the world is burning Fires around the world caused by greenhouse gases

#Vision, Dubai United Arab Emirates:- Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are enough to ensure climate disruption for decades, if not hundreds of years.

The result of this global warming was fires that swept the world in the north and south of the Mediterranean, and America.

In the countries of the Mediterranean basin, from Turkey to Tunisia, passing through Greece and Sicily in Italy, the highest temperatures have been recorded in decades, and the United Nations Climate Committee has warned that the world is getting dangerously close to excessive heat.

The Tunisian capital recorded record temperatures, which amounted to about 49 degrees Celsius, according to the Meteorological Institute, while Greece is suffering from the worst heat wave in 30 years.

In Italy, specifically on the island of Sicily, the highest temperature in the history of Europe was recorded, reaching 48.8 degrees Celsius, which is higher than the previous record of 48 degrees Celsius in Athens, Greece, in 1977.

In Greece, about 20 villages in the Peloponnese were evacuated, but ancient Olympia, the site of the first Olympic Games, escaped the fire.

Fires in southern Italy have destroyed thousands of acres of land, with temperatures reaching levels well above 40 degrees Celsius.

The Italian Meteorologist reported that a record temperature was recorded in the history of Sicily and Europe, and it reached 48.8 degrees Celsius.

Turkey has also seen nearly 300 forest fires in the past two weeks, destroying tens of thousands of acres of forest, but only 3 wildfires were reported as of late Wednesday, according to Reuters.

But Turkey's northern coast faces a different challenge: floods caused by unusually heavy rains have destroyed a bridge and cut off electricity to a number of villages.

In the southern Mediterranean, specifically in Algeria, the Algerian government deployed army forces to help fight the most intense fires in the forest areas in the north of the country, which killed at least 69 people, including 28 soldiers.

The most affected area was Tizi Ouzou, the largest center in the Kabylie region, where houses were burned and residents sought refuge in hotels, youth hostels and university students' accommodation in nearby cities.

The Algerian news agency quoted the Public Prosecutor of the Tizi Ouzou District Council, Abdelkader Amrouche, as saying that the number of victims of the fires that broke out on Monday in the state of Tizi Ouzou reached 69 people, including more than 20 soldiers, and hundreds of wounded and injured.

The agency quoted the Director-General of Forests, Ali Mahmoudi, as confirming that out of a total of 103 fires that broke out in 17 provinces since last Monday, 86 fires have not yet been extinguished, including 30 major fires in Tizi Ouzou.

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune declared 3 days of public mourning for the dead and froze state activities unrelated to the fires.

And forest fires are not limited to the Mediterranean region. Other regions have suffered from the spread of fires, such as Siberia in eastern Russia and California in the western United States.

The state of California witnessed the second largest wildfire in its history as of late last Sunday.

The fire, dubbed the "Dixie" fire, engulfed nearly half a million acres.

The Associated Press reported that the Dixie bushfire destroyed at least 1,000 buildings, including 550 residential buildings.

In Siberia, forests are still burning, and the US space agency "NASA" said that plumes of smoke reached the nearby Arctic regions.

According to RIA Novosti, as of midnight on August 8, there were 174 forest fires burning in Russia over an area of ​​more than 1.5 million hectares, and they were actively extinguished.

The Forest Protection Authority announced that the largest area of ​​forest fires was recorded in the Republic of Yakutia, which is currently burning 90 fires on an area of ​​about 1.4 million hectares.

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