Last Updated: Friday, March 8, 2013

China forest fire information: Red alert issued


China has issued a Red Alert for the forest fire in coming two days. More forest fire information will be added as it is available.

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China has issued a RED ALERT  for the forest fire. Beijing authorities have warned the North China residents to prepare for forest fire in coming two days.

China weather officials expect less precipitation in Beijing for coming two days. There is high risk of forest fire.
Following China weather authorities, the highest temperature in Beijing was 22.1 C on Friday. A dust storm is also expected to hit Beijing this weekend.

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Forest fires in China in 1987 (Black Dragon fire) burnt 18 million acres of forest along the Amur river. Major 1987 Daxing'anling wildfire killed 211 people.

Original post: Natural Disasters List March 8, 2013

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