On 15 August, 2023, a massive forest fire started on the Canary Island of Tenerife and while now extinguished, the fire continued to burn for weeks after due to high winds causing flare ups. To date, over 14,000ha of forest have burned across the Mount Teide peak of the island or essentially 8% of the entire surface area of the island. The intensity and size of the fire was fuelled by strong winds, heat, and very low humidity. It’s already been registered as the worst fire in the Canary Islands […]

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