Strongest winds in California lead to new fires and power outages

The low-pressure system, located above Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains, created a huge difference in pressure between Mountain West and California, pushing cold and dry air into the state and creating powerful offshore winds, writes SF Gate. Strong gusts of wind pierced the mountain peaks, ...

'Nobody buys wine with hints of smoke': California wineries suffer damage due to fires

Wildfires are raging in the heart of California's multi-billion dollar wine industry, destroying high-profile wineries, blanketing vineyards with potentially devastating smoke and ash, and ending much of the tourist season just recovering from the pandemic, The Sacramento Bee writes. Tuesday, 29 ...

Escaped in the middle of the night: in California, thousands of people have been evacuated due to powerful new fires

On Monday, September 28, thousands of California residents fled two new fires that erupted overnight, destroying more than 25 acres (000 hectares) of land, writes USA Today. According to Cal Fire, the major Zogg Fire engulfed 10 ...

A rare occurrence: in California, two powerful fire tornadoes were recorded at once

The largest wildfire in California spawned two huge fire tornadoes, one of which is the second category, writes CNN. California's Creek Fire is not only the state's largest lone wildfire, causing massive damage. Just a day after ...

'It's awful': how residents escaped toxic air in wildfire California

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland. California and Oregon, two west coast states, recorded the worst air quality in the world this week. Thick fog, persistent smell of smoke and rain from ash: the sky in San Francisco and the surrounding area for a while ...

Cities in the western US topped the list of places with the worst air quality in the world

Smoke from fires that burned millions of acres in the western United States has almost reached Hawaii and Michigan, writes The Guardian. Four cities on the US west coast are currently among the ten worst air quality locations as wildfires rage ...

Smoke from wildfires in the western United States reaches New York

Smoke from violent wildfires raging on the West Coast spread thousands of miles eastward, reaching parts of the Midwest, Canada and northern New York, writes CNN. At least 35 people have died in the fires, the worst of ...

'It looks like hell': a terrible fire tornado caught on video in California

In California, a fire tornado that arose during a forest fire was filmed on video: the fire breaks through large sections of the west coast and has already killed at least 35 people, reminds The Daily Mail. Footage showing a forest fire meets a column of air and ...

California family spent 10 hours in icy water to escape wildfire

Wildfires continue to rage uncontrollably along the west coast, where skies have taken on an eerie orange hue and people are fleeing across the region. This family and friends could have been among the dead if they had not jumped into an ice reservoir and spent ...

Burned cities, hundreds of thousands of evacuees, dozens of victims: terrible fires continue in the western United States

Californians compare the apocalyptic orange skies in the San Francisco Bay Area to disaster movie scenes, while Los Angeles suffers from the worst smog in 26 years, and the air quality there has plummeted to the worst in the world as ...

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