Wildfires like those we're seeing on the Greek islands are not unusual at this time of year, experts say - but there's a warning that the effects of climate change are making them more frequent and ferocious. Professor Stefan Doerr, director of the Centre for Wildfire Research at Swansea University, says places like Rhodes have … Continue reading UK landscapes becoming more flammable, Crete may also be at risk – Report
By now you will have seen the images of airports packed with tourists hoping to return to the UK, safe from the fires burning through Rhodes. Among those lucky enough to have made it home are Damien and Karen Townsend - but not before a call so close they thought they "were dead". The couple, … Continue reading Family escapes from ’12ft’ flames, ‘I thought we were dead’
As repatriation flights begin shuttling stranded tourists home, the anger facing holiday companies is mounting. In one shelter near Rhodes Town, reporters met British holidaymakers who were flown onto the island even as resorts were being evacuated. People like Jason Robinson, whose group spent £6,000 per person for a Greek holiday only to be taken … Continue reading Latest from Rhodes Wildfires: £6,000 to sleep on a school floor, anger mounts at holiday companies
A wildfire that has been raging on the Greek island of Rhodes has entered its sixth day, forcing evacuations and causing concern for holidaymakers. Coastguard vessels and more than 30 private boats have evacuated at least 2,000 people, including tourists, from beaches in the southeastern part of the island. Firefighters have been backed by air … Continue reading What is happening on Rhodes?
Rhodes is a popular holiday destination and its beaches attract thousands of tourists every year. Airlines have continued to fly into Rhodes International Airport despite the fires but say they are keeping an eye on the "fast-moving situation". British Airways says it is "very concerned" about what is happening and has been in contact with … Continue reading Are planes still flying in and out of Rhodes?
In the aftermath of California’s disturbing wildfires which razed down homes and property worth millions of U.S. dollars, Miley Cyrus and her lover, Liam Hemsworth, say the traumatic incident revived their love and affection for each other. Cyrus and Hemsworth now admit—in all honesty—that pain is love. In other words, loss makes love a … Continue reading Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus admit losing their Malibu home strengthened their love
Miley Cyrus has lost her home to fast-spreading wildfires in California. Image: Miley Cyrus The 25-year-old singer is "completely devastated" by the destruction the blaze has cased but she's "grateful" that she, fiance Liam Hemsworth, and their pets had safely evacuated the abode before the fire hit. The Tennessee-born singer says she knows the … Continue reading Miley Cyrus’ home destroyed by the wildfires sweeping through California
Caitlyn Jenner has confirmed she is safe after it was reported her home was torched in the Californian wildfires. Image: Caitlyn Jenner The 69-year-old reality star who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner, took to Instagram on Friday to reassure her fans that she had safely evacuated her home in Southern California amid the … Continue reading Caitlyn Jenner safe after fire outbreak
A house is threatened by a huge blaze during a wildfire in Kineta, near Athens, Greece, on July 23, 2018 (Valerie Gache / AFP / Getty) A house burns during a wildfire in Kineta on July 23, 2018 Flames rise as a wildfire burns in the town of Rafina, near Athens, on July 23, … Continue reading Images from the tragic wildfires outside Athens, Greece
Greece continues to deal with the devastating wildfires in east and west Attica that killed 80 people and left 187 injured. Image shows people watching a wildfire in the town of Rafina on July 23, 2018 Greece observed a period of mourning Wednesday as crews continued checking cars and homes burned in fast-moving fires that have … Continue reading Devastating wildfires kill dozens in Greece
More than 60 persons have died as fast-spreading wildfires burn through central Portugal, with many of the charred victims meeting their death on the roads or in their homes. Dozens of people, including a total of 4 firefighters were reportedly injured as authorities battle to save lives and property. Most of the dead victims were … Continue reading OMG! Dozens burned to death in their Cars as Wildfire spreads across Portugal