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.

European fires of summer 2017

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):

European fires of summer 2017

Rare picture. It looks like the fire plane of the work below. Montenegro, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic | Reuters):

European fires of summer 2017

The element of fire - a beautiful, but also the most destructive. Montenegro, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic | Reuters):

European fires of summer 2017

Italian stallions. Horses taken away from the upcoming fire away, the city of Messina, Italy July 10, 2017. (Photo by Giovanni Isolino):

European fires of summer 2017

According to statistics, the most common natural causes of large forest fires on Earth is lightning. Italy July 10, 2017. (Photo by Giovanni Isolino):

European fires of summer 2017

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):

European fires of summer 2017

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):

European fires of summer 2017

The fire rises to their homes. Split, Croatia, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Antonio Bronic | Reuters):

European fires of summer 2017

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):

European fires of summer 2017

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.

European fires of summer 2017

Fighting fire near Nice, July 17, 2017. (Photo: Valery Hache):

European fires of summer 2017

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):

European fires of summer 2017

Firefighting planes at work always look spectacular. Castanet, France, July 17, 2017. (Photo by Eric Gaillard | Reuters):

European fires of summer 2017

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.

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