Wildfires Rage in Northern Spain as Extreme Heat Continues

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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Wildfires Rage in Northern Spain as Extreme Heat Continues” – below is their description.

The Brif Laza forest firefighters were working on Wednesday to try and put out a blaze that erupted in Camba Laza, Spain.

Video showed columns of smoke billowing from the scene of the wildfire and filling the air as the flames burned.

Spain has never had a month as hot as July in more than six decades, the national weather office AEMET said on Monday.

For the first time since weather records started in 1961, July registered an average temperature of 25.6 degrees Celsius (78 degrees Fahrenheit), that was 2.7 C (36 F) above the recorded average for any month of July.

The extreme heat and lack of rain has caused many wildfires and worsened a drought in many areas.

Europe is suffering under a severe heat wave and drought that has produced tragic consequences for farmers and ecosystems already under threat from climate change and pollution.

The drought is causing a loss of agricultural products and other food at a time when supply shortages and Russia’s war against Ukraine have caused inflation to spike.

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