A dry-lightning storms hit Northern California the United States that sparking more than 625 wildfires on Monday, Agustus 24, 2020.
Sebagai informasi, the wildfires that ignited by more than 13,000 lightning strikes since August 15, have killed seven people and destroyed more than 1,200 homes and other structures.
And the worst of the blazes burned in the San Francisco Bay Area, it makes with roughly 240,000 people under evacuation.
Pada hari Senin, the firefighters got some relief as temperatures eased off record highs.
Orders or warnings across the state, mengatakan itu 300 lightning strikes sparked 10 blazes in the North California.
The National Weather Service dropped its warning for the Bay Area including the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Gubernur Gavin Newsom berkata, ” One huge blaze burned in coastal redwood forests south of San Francisco after more sleeper fires were likely burning undiscovered in areas shrouded by dense smoke. We have never seen fire due to usually high relative humidity levels.”
As cited News24xx.com from India Times, the smoke from wildfires have burned more than 1.2 million acres (485,620 hektar).
The LNU Complex became the second-largest wildfire in state history. The fire began as a string of smaller fires in wine country southwest of Sacramento but has merged into a single blaze that has burned approximately 350,000 acres (141,640 hektar) of Napa, Sonoma, Lake, Yolo and Solano counties.
It was 22 percent contained as of Monday while to the south the SCU Lightning Complex was nearly as large, di 347,000 acres (140,426 hektar), and only 10 percent contained.
Lebih dari 14,000 firefighters are on the wildfires, dengan 91 fire crews travelling from seven states and National Guard troops arriving from four states.