Map Of Europe Wildfires. Forest fires fueled by a protracted heat wave continued to rage on Thursday from Italy to Turkey and through the Balkans. Across Europe, wildfires in Hungary, Croatia, Portugal and Crete have also caused havoc.
One of the two major fires is located just south of Bordeaux, while the other is near Dune du Pilat, along the. EFFIS – European Forest Fire Information System – supports the services in charge of the protection of forests against fires in the EU and neighbor countries and provides the European Commission services and the European Parliament with updated and reliable information on wildland fires in Europe. Large outbreaks have destroyed parts of Greece, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Algeria and Morocco.
The vegetation zones, which are regulated by climate and the relief, play a major factor for the physical potential of forest fires.
Across Europe, wildfires in Hungary, Croatia, Portugal and Crete have also caused havoc.
See current wildfires and wildfire perimeters near you using the Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center Wildfire Map. Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. A heatwave across southern Europe, fed by hot air from Africa, has led to wildfires across the region.