European fires of summer 2017
• European fires of summer 2017
The heat and winds in southern Europe have led to thousands of small and large forest fires in Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, France, Portugal and other countries.
Let's look at a burning Europe and how to extinguish.
The causes of forest fires are usually divided into natural (natural) and human (accidental or deliberate burning of people). Montenegro, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic | Reuters):
Rare picture. It looks like the fire plane of the work below. Montenegro, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic | Reuters):
The element of fire - a beautiful, but also the most destructive. Montenegro, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic | Reuters):
Italian stallions. Horses taken away from the upcoming fire away, the city of Messina, Italy July 10, 2017. (Photo by Giovanni Isolino):
According to statistics, the most common natural causes of large forest fires on Earth is lightning. Italy July 10, 2017. (Photo by Giovanni Isolino):
The dead land. So look burnt ground after the last fire in Aliho, Portugal, July 18, 2017. But nothing, nature will restore everything. (Photo by Miguel Riopa):
Well, all natural fires (lightning) is about 7% -8% of the total, that is, the appearance of most of the forest fires due to human activity.
Croatia, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Antonio Bronic | Reuters):
The fire rises to their homes. Split, Croatia, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Antonio Bronic | Reuters):
In the forest fires have classification power. Strong fire is considered, if the propagation speed of more than 3 meters / min (for grassroots) and more than 100 meters / minute for upland.
Split, Croatia, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Antonio Bronic | Reuters):
The fires are usually lower and upper. At the grass-roots fire burns grass, lichen, moss, twigs on the ground. wind speed over a fire usually up to 5 km / h. The height of the flame to 2 to 5 m. The temperature of the combustion ~ 700 degrees Celsius.
Split, Croatia, July 17, 2017.
Fighting fire near Nice, July 17, 2017. (Photo: Valery Hache):
The fire climbed a tree in Castanet, France, 17 July 2017. Whether more will be: French meteorologists announced the imminent onset of the second wave of heat waves with average temperature behavior of 37 degrees Celsius. (Photo: Valery Hache):
Firefighting planes at work always look spectacular. Castanet, France, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Eric Gaillard | Reuters):
Sometimes forest fires extinguish explosion. Explosive charge is suspended in the forest to the spread of fire and undermine ahead of the front of a forest fire, thereby stopping its further spread.
Blazing Montenegro, July 18, 2017.