The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch Sunday for parts of the region, especially in areas burned by last year's wildfires.
Wildfires broke out in several Middle Eastern countries in October 2020 amid a heat wave that was unusual for that time of the year, leaving Syria particularly hard-hit.
The lightning-caused Kings Canyon national park Complex that erupted on Sept. 9 has burned into 15 giant sequoia groves in the park.
By nightfall, all residents on the California side of the Lake Tahoe Basin were warned to evacuate the region, after fire officials had stressed for days that protecting the area was their top firefighting priority.
The fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Athens, broke out on Monday, one of hundreds of wildfires that have burned across Greece this month.
Firefighters were fighting through the night to save Istiaia, a town of 7,000 in northern Evia, as well as several villages, using bulldozers to open up clear paths in the thick forest.
A fire engulfed dozens of houses in the village of Byas-Kuel, and all village residents were evacuated, according to the local task force dealing with the emergency.
Evacuations were ordered for the community of about 1,000 people as well as for the east shore of nearby Lake Almanor, a popular resort area.
Fires in Hawaii are unlike many of those burning in the US Western. They tend to break out in large grasslands on the dry sides of the islands and are generally much smaller than mainland fires.
Temperatures reached 45 C (113 F) in inland areas of Greece and nearby countries on Monday and are expected to remain high for most of the week.
Wildfires are common in Turkey's Mediterranean and Aegean regions during the arid summer months, although some previous forest fires have been blamed on arson.
The Dixie Fire has scorched more than 325 square miles (842 square kilometers), an area bigger than New York City, and it was partially contained Tuesday. More than 10,000 homes were threatened in the region about 175 miles (282 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco.
The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark
Erica Berg, a provincial fire information officer, said the evacuation order was issued about an hour after the blaze began but she did not know the size of it.
According to forest officials, there are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions with Nainital, Almora, Tehri and Pauri districts being the worst-hit.
The move comes after the opposition BJP and the Congress claimed that the fire wouldn't have assumed such huge proportion, had the state government taken timely action.
The fire broke out in the Dzukou Range in Nagaland on Tuesday and has crossed over to Manipur side: Officials
More than 80 per cent of the known or likely habitats of 49 species has fallen within fire zones, while another 65 species have seen 50-80 per cent of their distribution areas affected.
Senior CPM leader Sujan Chakraborty takes part in a roadshow to support party candidate Soumen Mahato ahead of by-polls, in Santipur.PTI Photo
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri with BJP MP Manoj Tiwari at a special COVID-19 vaccination drive for Chhath devotees at Burari in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Activists of Shiv Sena and Dogra Front shout slogans as they protest against PDP President Mehbooba Mufti, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Youth Congress workers scuffle with the Police during a protest march against the Union goverment, in Jammu.PTI Photo
Supporters of NCB Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede protesting outside the NCB office in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
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