In Turkey and Greece on the Mediterranean coast, wildfires continue in the midst of intense heat, and experts warn that climate change is exacerbating the damage.

In Turkey, Greece and Italy on the Mediterranean coast, wildfires have been spreading since the end of last month, while the air is still dry in addition to the intense heat.



Of these, in Turkey, wildfires have continued for a week in resort areas in the south, and damage has spread to 33 prefectures, killing 8 people and injuring more than 1,100.



On the 4th, in the southwestern city of Miras, a fire broke out at a thermal power plant, and local residents were evacuated by warships.



In neighboring Greece, a large-scale fire broke out in the mountains near the capital Athens on the 3rd.



Smoke also flows into the center of Athens, and the footage from the site shows that the Parthenon, a tourist attraction, is also covered in smoke.

In some places, the Greek temperature reached 47.1 degrees Celsius, the highest temperature in the history of observation.

In Greece, the temperature reached 47.1 degrees Celsius in the northern city on the 3rd, the highest temperature in the history of observation in Greece.



Experts at Greek research institutes have warned that climate change has led to the spread of damage due to the high temperatures and extreme dryness of the region, and that there will be a series of fires in the region.

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