Forest Fires in Portugal and Russia

30 Minutes

Nuno Moreira
Andreas Wirth

Forest Fires in Portugal and Russia

Published: 04 October 2010

Presentation by Nuno Moreira (IM) and Andreas Wirth (ZAMG) on the exceptional summer of 2010 when a large scale crest was covering the two countries. As a result of the exceptional high temperatures and extreme low dew-point temperature the conditions were very dry. This resulted in a wide amount of forest fires. Within the high pressure and the lack of a governing flow the smoke caused many problems to Moscow.

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Heatwave, Warning, Forest Fires, Smoke