California wildfires continue to rage
10 September 2020 | 9:00 am
The Creek Fire in northern California continues to burn, having spread to 135,525 acres. The state has now seen more than 2.2 million acres burn in wildfires this year -- an annual record, with nearly four months of fire season still to come. of the fire overnight, and damage the following morning.
13 Nov 2018
30 Aug 2017
Fire crews are battling a fast-moving wildfire that has destroyed several homes and forced evacuations in Northern California.
13 Nov 2018
Remains have been recovered from at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest in state history, the Butte County sheriff said on Monday.
12 Oct 2019
Power is shut off in the San Francisco Bay Area as blackouts set to affect millions of Californians begin in the face of hot, windy weather that raises the risk of wildfires. Pacific Gas & Electric, which announced the deliberate outage, is working to prevent a repeat of a catastrophe last November in which faulty power lines it owned were determined to have sparked California's deadliest wildfire in modern history.
25 Aug 2020
Footage of a brush fire in Napa Valley, where the “Hennessey Fire” has been burning for a couple of days.
18 Aug 2021
Flames surge into the air as firefighters try to contain the Dixie Fire near Milford, California. The wildfire in Northern California has grown to become the largest single wildfire in California state history.
Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
8 mins ago
After decades out of fashion, a declaration to triple nuclear capacity at UN climate talks suggests a revival. Some say it's necessary to help curb emissions, others call it a needless distraction.
9 mins ago
The nationwide strike will likely cause thousands of cancellations and begins at 21:00 GMT on Thursday until the same time on Friday evening.
2 hours ago
A woman who was forced to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) as a young child in her native Somalia has told FRANCE 24 how she managed to turn her life around and transform her horrific experience into a force for good. Shamsa Araweelo has received around 70 million views of her TikTok videos, in which she explains using rubber models exactly what FGM does to a woman.
2 hours ago
The war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is heightening the terror risk in the EU, according to the bloc's home affairs commissioner. The warning comes after a German tourist was killed in a knife attack in Paris.
Get the latest news delivered straight to your inbox every day of the week. Stay informed with the Guardian’s leading coverage of Nigerian and world news, business, technology and sports.