Wildfires – Nepal
Wildfires have been raging on in more than 50 community forests and national forests in Kanchanpur for more than a week, putting more than 10,000 hectares of forestland in peril, Kanchanpur district forest office informed. Shuklafanta wildlife reserve is among the forests that are at risk, the office said, adding that 10,200 hectares of forestland has caught fire.
9 homes were gutted in the Panchthar district by the wildfires.
Wildfires – Scotland
Dozens of firefighters were battling two large wildfires in separate parts of the Highlands last night. Although no evacuations have been ordered, the fires came within a quarter mile of Stroupster wind farm and the nearest residential property.