Visitors to Yosemite Park in California began to be evacuated due to a fiery tornado
A major wildfire has broken out in Yosemite National Park, California. First channel. Due to a sharp change in the wind, a rare anomaly was recorded at the site of the emergency – a fiery tornado. Rescuers began to evacuate visitors to the park.
According to the channel, the fire destroyed 60 hectares of forest. Aviation was brought in to put out the flames – planes dropped tons of water onto the fire funnel.
Fire tornadoes are recorded in California not for the first time. Last year, this phenomenon destroyed 485 hectares of unique subtropical shrubs, it was reported. “News”.
In the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug, forest fires spread over 112,000 hectares. 20 aviation aircraft are engaged in extinguishing fires. The most difficult situation is in the Sovetsky, Oktyabrsky and Berezovsky districts, the district Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.
From August 11 to August 21, fire safety measures will be strengthened in the forests of the Moscow Region. The hydrometeorological center of Russia predicted warm weather without significant precipitation for this period.