Forest Fire (17008 ha) in Portugal 06 Aug 2022

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1008114
Countries: Portugal
Start Date - Last detection*: 06 Aug 2022 - 21 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 15
People affected: 1581 in the burned area
Burned area: 17008 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 387 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Summers could last longer with increased drought risk, says Met Office2022-08-30T22:43+0200.

Future summers in the UK could last longer with an increased risk of drought, according to research from the Met Office. The study found that “summer-like” weather patterns will lead to warmer and drier autumns, as well as hotter and drier
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Summers could last longer with increased drought risk, says Met Office2022-08-30T22:35+0200.

Future summers in the UK could last longer with an increased risk of drought, according to research from the Met Office. The study found that “summer-like” weather patterns will lead to warmer and drier autumns, as well as hotter and drier
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UK Summers could last longer with increased drought risk, says Met Off ... 2022-08-30T22:34+0200.

Future summers in the UK could last longer with an increased risk of drought, according to research from the Met Office. T he study found that “summer-like” weather patterns will lead to warmer and drier autumns, as well as hotter and drier
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Summers could last longer with increased drought risk, says Met Office2022-08-30T22:33+0200.

“Although we don’t expect to see this shift in pattern imminently, a key finding from this study is that from the mid-2020s warmer and drier autumns following hotter and drier summers could increase drought risk.” The study also shows that
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