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The smoky haze drifted from the fires toward Palembang, the capital of South Palembang province.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:37 PM IST
Forest fires are increasing in intensity and their spread, burning nearly twice as much tree cover globally as they did 20 years ago, latest satellite data has indicated.
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 03:44 PM IST
The number of forest fire incidents fell to 42 this summer season in which 90.44 ha of land was affected. By contrast, as many as 112 forest fire incidents were reported in 2020-21 whereas 75 forest fire incidents were reported in 2021-22
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:30 AM IST
The training offered by the forest department and Raintree Foundation, a non-profit organisation, as part of the forest fire management project, made this feasible
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 11:07 PM IST
On Saturday a recce was conducted at the affected areas by a chopper from the Sular Air Force station.
Published on Apr 16, 2023 03:19 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao