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Fires and forest fires: “We are facing an explosive weather cocktail”

2022-07-05T17:35:11.690Z

While the government has just launched its forest fire prevention campaign, Comptroller General Grégory Allione, President of the



As the government kicks off a fire prevention campaign, firefighters are sounding the alarm and announcing, on the forest fire side, a summer full of dangers.

The months of May and June were the driest on record – total rainfall of less than 20 mm over a large part of the territory – and the hottest – with an average temperature of 17.8°C, i.e. one degree higher for the month of May than the previous record of 2011. Result: we have recorded record operational activity since the beginning of the year: more than 600 outbreaks of fire in the Mediterranean arc alone.

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Source: leparis

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