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14 mai 2019 | 09h20 UTC

UK: Wildfire warning issued for Scotland through May 17

United Kingdom Alerte de sécurité

Scottish fire services issue wildfire warning across Scotland through May 17 due to high temperatures; wildfires and associated disruptions possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 13/5/2019, 12h00 until 17/5/2019, 11h59 (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION Scotland


Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SRFS) have issued a wildfire warning for Scotland effective until Friday, May 17. High temperatures, strong winds, and recent dry weather are creating conditions favorable to the start and spread of wildfires in the region. Four crews of firefighters worked to combat a blaze near Thurso on Sunday evening (local time), May 12, and Monday, May 13. Further fires are possible in the coming days and weeks.


Scotland experienced large wildfires near Elgin and Straun in April 2019, exacerbated by strong, dry winds in the area.


Individuals in Scotland are advised to monitor local weather and fire reports and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities (e.g. evacuations).


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