Forest Wildfire in Lebanon
A forest fire hit the southern Sidon town of Maghdouche causing the evacuation of students and teachers at the nearby Al-Aila School. One rescue soldier was injured. The Army along with a helicopter have been dispatched to the area.
Two die in wildfires in Zimbabwe – vast areas razed
The Zimbabwe Environmental Management Agency has said at least two people have died as wildfires burned nearly a million hectares of remote bush land.
State radio said Monday the agency reported two confirmed deaths in sparsely-populated areas of Mashonaland East province.
The fires were fanned by winds a month before seasonal rains are set to start around November.