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Big Fire Of The Year In California And 21 People Died Due To Floods In Iran – Climate Change

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In just nine hours, more than 4350 acres of forest were destroyed in the fire in the Mariposa County area of ​​​​California province. This is the worst fire of the year. The forest department and firefighters said that the fire, which started at 2 pm, destroyed it till 11 pm.

After this fire, the area up to miles away was evacuated. People living around US Highway 49 have been sent to safer places. Due to the heat, dry weather and drought, the fire spreads rapidly. Some people leaving the area after evacuating posted photos of the fire incident on Twitter. In this, smoke clouds are seen in the whole atmosphere.

National Weather Service Banford meteorologist Andy Bollenbecher said, the height of these clouds ranged from 25 to 30 thousand feet above. The smoke spread by the fire along with the wind spreads in height. It can take the form of a tornado of fire. The air heated by the fire rises rapidly. This makes the situation more difficult.

21 people died due to flash floods in Iran
At least 21 people have died in flash floods in the drought-hit southern province of Iran. State television gave this information on Saturday. Yusuf Kereger, the governor of the city of Istahban, said the city’s Rodbal river was flooded due to heavy rains. Relief workers rescued 55 people trapped in the floods, while six are still missing. More than 10 villages in the province are also affected by the floods.

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmed Wahidi expressed condolences to the families of the dead. Iran’s meteorological department, which has been facing drought for more than a decade due to climate change, has warned of heavy rains this time. Due to this, there is a possibility of damage to the buildings and roads built on the banks of the rivers. In March 2018, a flash flood in Fars province killed 44 people.

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In just nine hours, more than 4350 acres of forest were destroyed in the fire in the Mariposa County area of ​​​​California province. This is the worst fire of the year. The forest department and firefighters said that the fire, which started at 2 pm, destroyed it till 11 pm.

After this fire, the area up to miles away was evacuated. People living around US Highway 49 have been sent to safer places. Due to the heat, dry weather and drought, the fire spreads rapidly. Some people leaving the area after evacuating posted photos of the fire incident on Twitter. In this, smoke clouds are seen in the whole atmosphere.

National Weather Service Banford meteorologist Andy Bollenbecher said, the height of these clouds ranged from 25 to 30 thousand feet above. The smoke spread by the fire along with the wind spreads in height. It can take the form of a tornado of fire. The air heated by the fire rises rapidly. This makes the situation more difficult.

21 people died due to flash floods in Iran

At least 21 people have been killed in flash floods in the drought-hit southern province of Iran. State television gave this information on Saturday. Yusuf Kereger, the governor of the city of Istahban, said the city’s Rodbal river was flooded due to heavy rains. Relief workers rescued 55 people trapped in the floods, while six are still missing. More than 10 villages in the province are also affected by the floods.

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmed Wahidi expressed condolences to the families of the dead. Iran’s meteorological department, which has been facing drought for more than a decade due to climate change, has warned of heavy rains this time. Due to this, there is a possibility of damage to the buildings and roads built on the banks of the rivers. In March 2018, a flash flood in Fars province killed 44 people.


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