• June 5, 2023

Weather, alarm in the EU: fire risk in Italy, Spain and France

A new heat wave has hit Europe, with peaks of over 40 degrees in France and Spain, and up to 38 degrees in Germany. Authorities warn of the risk of fires in the western Mediterranean region, as high temperatures and a long period of drought have created favorable conditions for the spread of fires. The…

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Gran Paradiso, Park alarm for glaciers: “Exceptional lack of snow, never so bad”

The concomitance of an extraordinary winter-spring drought, which began in November 2021 and is still ongoing, and an early summer May resulted in an exceptional lack of snow on the glaciers of the Gran Paradiso National Park. This was reported by the Park Authority after the surveys on the Grand Etrét glacier, in the Aosta…

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