Home > Wildfires sweep across Greek island of Evia

News
Wildfires sweep across Greek island of Evia

Description

Hundreds of villagers have been evacuated and the Greek Prime Minister cancelled a vacation as firefighters battle a major wildfire on the country's second-largest island of Evia.

Added on the 13/08/2019 18:15:17 - Copyright : AFP EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Fire on Greek island causes major damage to wildlife habitat

    Firefighters on the Greek island of Evia are still battling to contain a fire that has caused massive damage to a pristine mountain wildlife habitat after threatening four communities. IMAGES AND SOUNDBITE

    14/08/2019 - AFP EN
  • Firefighters battle major wildfire on Greek island

    Greek firefighters battle a major wildfire on the country's second-largest island of Evia. The fire started near a protected wildlife habitat at about 3:00 am (0000 GMT) and was quickly spread by strong winds forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers. IMAGES

    13/08/2019 - AFPTV - First images
  • Amid Sweltering Heat, Wildfires Sweep Across Southern Europe

    Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to rein in wildfires in southern France, as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe. According to Reuters, the oppressive heat has so far killed at least three people in Italy. France’s highest temperature on record was registered on Friday in the Gard region, at 114 degrees Fahrenheit. There, emergency services said scores of fires burned some roughly 1,500 acres of land and destroyed several houses and vehicles.

    29/06/2019 - Wochit
  • Rentrée ministérielle : connaissez-vous vos ministres ?

    Les ministres font leur rentrée ce 21 août 2019. A cette occasion, nous avons interrogé des parisiens pour savoir s'ils reconnaissaient les visages les membres du gouvernement d'Edouard Philippe. Et le moins que l'on puisse dire, c'est que cela n'a pas été toujours une réussite Retrouvez l'info en temps réel avec Le Parisien : >> http://www.leparisien.fr/#xtor=AL-1481423430

    21/08/2019 - Le Parisien