Portugal and Spain ravage forest fires and temperatures above 45 degrees

Weather warnings for Portugal and Spain due to heat waves. On Wednesday, the temperature rose to over 45 degrees Fahrenheit[45 ° C]. And the nations will be in an uproar, They are too dry.

The head of the civil defense told local media that 27 fires had broken out in Portugal on Wednesday evening. The blaze threatened villages, including the popular Algarov. Hundreds of people have been displaced. It is also burning north of Lisbon. Many highways were closed due to smoke. More than 2,700 firefighters are trying to contain the blaze. They were assisted by thirty firefighting aircraft and helicopters.

Nearly 3,500 acres[3,500 ha]of land were burned along the border with Portugal in western Spain, the official said. The fire, which covers 2,700 hectares of forest in Gironde, France, has been reduced to ashes, the state’s chief executive told the television station. BFM TV† Nearly 6,000 tourists have been displaced from the camp sites.

A massive forest fire broke out on the Greek island of Samos in the Aegean Sea. A fire helicopter also crashed into the sea. Greek media reported that at least one of the four crew members was killed.

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