An explosion follows, filling the sky with thick smoke.
Soon after, a roar and a pillar of fire rises.
The wildfire that’s been spreading in Greece has reached the air force ammunition depot.
[Georgie/Resident: “The situation is very bad since the morning. The fire is burning again and again, and it’s spreading around the houses. We are evacuating the village because we are afraid of an explosion.”]
The fire has been brought under control, but Greek authorities say the situation remains critical, noting that ammunition may have been scattered into the neighborhood with the explosion.
Greece has seen more than 600 wildfires in the past 13 days, killing at least five people and forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of tourists and residents.
With heatwaves reaching 40 degrees and dry weather, Greece is facing a national emergency.
Italy is a microcosm of the climate disaster.
The northern regions are experiencing torrential rains and large hailstones, while the southern regions are groaning under heat waves and wildfires.
In the U.S., more than 170 million people will be affected until at least Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, as heatwaves continue in many places with midday temperatures topping 38 degrees.
The United Nations has warned that we have now moved beyond global warming and into a scorching era.
Meanwhile, Pope Francis sent a message of sympathy to Greece and Italy, 카지노사이트킴 which have been hit by wildfires, and called for action on climate change.