The wind changes! New fire in Southern California is not under control

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 The wind changes! New fire in Southern California is not under control


The wind changes! New fire in Southern California is not under control (source: China News)

Beijing, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) - a new forest wildfire called Maria fire broke out in the evening of Oct. 31 local time in the northwest of Los Angeles, Southern California, us. On the morning of Nov. 1 local time, the wind speed increased to 30 miles per hour, and the wildfire spread over 8700 mu. Firefighters tried to control the fire on November 1. Authorities also closed schools and evacuated about 8000 residents. They have not been able to control the wildfire.

On November 2, a mountain fire broke out in the somis area of California, the United States. Smoke billowed over the city. Photo source: no reprint of sipaphoto copyright works

According to reports, Santa Ana burning wind (Santa anavinds) has covered the entire California ridge in the threat of fire. On November 1, loulanson, fire chief of fantula County, California, said: this is the most difficult battle ever, and it is not the end of it. We find that the wind is beginning to change, which in itself presents a challenge.

Lorenson said the change of wind direction caused fires in the new area and caused serious fires. Planes spray flame retardants, and helicopters help spray water. Bill Ayub, vandura County police chief, said authorities had ordered the evacuation of about 8000 people and that 2300 buildings were under threat.

A tapaul resident said he saw smoke from the hills around 6:00 p.m. local time on October 31, and then a fire started around 4:00 a.m. local time on November 1, the forest is burning, and the whole mountain only sees red light. Now the residents home is in flames. The warning of strong wind and low water vapor is expected to last until the evening of November 1 local time, but forecasters pointed out that the mountainous and valley environment in fantula county and Los Angeles County is dry, and the warning will be extended to 6:00 p.m. local time on November 2. From the recent fire activity, it can be seen that although the wind speed weakened in the first few days of this week, the environment is still dangerous and prone to new fires, the National Meteorological Administration said At present, there is no climate warning in other parts of California. People evacuated by the fire in Northern California have been able to return to their homes. The California Forest Fire Department said that 67% of the 121 square mile fire area has been successfully controlled. Source: responsible editor of China News Network: Du Shuo, nb12556

A tapaul resident said he saw smoke from the hills around 6:00 p.m. local time on October 31, and then a fire started around 4:00 a.m. local time on November 1, the forest is burning, and the whole mountain only sees red light. Now the residents home is in flames.

The warning of strong wind and low water vapor is expected to last until the evening of November 1 local time, but forecasters pointed out that the mountainous and valley environment in fantula county and Los Angeles County is dry, and the warning will be extended to 6:00 p.m. local time on November 2.

From the recent fire activity, it can be seen that although the wind speed weakened in the first few days of this week, the environment is still dangerous and prone to new fires, the National Meteorological Administration said

At present, there is no climate warning in other parts of California. People evacuated by the fire in Northern California have been able to return to their homes. The California Forest Fire Department said that 67% of the 121 square mile fire area has been successfully controlled.