Heat Wave Leaves Russian Arctic Vulnerable to Wildfires

An enduring high-pressure weather system over the Russian Arctic has led to a prolonged heat wave, leaving the region vulnerable to another surge in wildfires a year after a particularly extreme wildfire season. READ MORE

 

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A NASA map depicts the land surface temperature anomalies occurring in northern Siberia during July 20-27. Areas of red indicate regions where temperatures were above the average during July, while blues indicate cooler than normal temperatures. (NASA)

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