Nainital: Fifteen hectares of forest land have been gutted in 11 incidents of forest fires recorded in the hill state in nearly two months.
Top Asian finance ministers and central bankers are due to have a summit in northern Thailand this week, and they’ll need pollution masks if they want to avoid breathing toxic air.
Chinese authorities have issued an orange alert for forest fires, citing drought and heat in some regions.
‘Complexities of forest fires need to be understood and managed better’
The index measures the presence of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5, a pollutant that can fester deep in the lungs and bloodstream of human beings
All fires in the Mt Kenya forest have on Sunday been put out.
BENGALURU: Forest fires have reduced 35,891 acres to cinders in Karnataka in the past five years, and the year 2019 has taken the lead with the blaze in Bandipur National Park razing 15,000 acres.
Temperatures in Hobart hit a new March record of 39.1C on Saturday, the day after official figures released by Australia's Bureau of Meteorology showed that Australia had just suffered its hottest
Australia suffered its hottest summer on record from December through February and forecasts show the southern autumn will continue to be drier and warmer than average, the government said Thursday
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