Activation time (UTC): 2017-07-13 16:32:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-07-11 00:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Forest fire)
During recent weeks almost the whole Italian National Territory has suffered a period characterized by very high temperatures and an absence of significant rain. Exacerbated by these conditions numerous fires are affecting Italy, most specifically in southern areas. Several fires are affecting large forested areas and, in certain cases, fires are threatening inhabited areas. Damages to infrastructures, public and private structures have occurred as have temporary evacuations due to risk to life.
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2017): Forest Fire in Southern Italy (2017-07-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/2885fae0-f5e0-4d46-b437-fc935660e159
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