thick cloud of smoke As a result of a strong forest fireSwimmers were expelled from the beach in the south Italy. The fire was brought under control in the Pescara region on Monday (2), according to the local authorities.
Pictures taken the day before show that smoke came to cover part of the ridge (see video above). Italian emergency services reported that hundreds of residents were displaced from their homes At least 30 hospital admissions due to smoking.
Smoke invades a southern Italian beach on August 1, 2021 (Photo: Patrizia Bordonaro/Reuters)
The southern region of Italy is the most affected by the fires this summer in the northern hemisphere, Where temperatures easily reached 40 degrees Celsius, where they were registered these past days.
Over the weekend, the Fire Department said in a statement, There were more than 800 interventions: 250 in Sicily, 130 in Puglia and Calabria, 90 in Lazio and 70 in Campania. In Catania, Palermo and Syracuse, work continued on Monday.
Wildfires in Italy – Photo: G1 World
Lack of rain increases the risk. Last weekend, more than 200 hectares of forest Turned to ashes in Oristanoin western Sardinia.
No deaths or serious injuries were reported, but the Italian news agency said that 400 people had been evacuated from their homes after a similar number were evacuated overnight.
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