Forestry and Fire Monitoring Platform warns against spread of fires during the five coming days

Damascus, SANA- Forestry and Fire Monitoring Platform of the General Authority for Remote Sensing in Syria announced on Tuesday that indications of danger of fire spread show that most of the forests northwest of Syria are under high and very high levels of risk starting from today until next Saturday.

In a statement to SANA reporter, chairperson of the podium Dr. Roza Garmouka, said that the platform published a map for the fire severity index for the period of 27-31 of July which shows a general increase in the danger of fire in the forest areas northwest of Syria.

The map shows that most of forest areas northwest of Syria are under the high and very high classification compared to the maps of previous days from 22 to 26 of the same month.

She pointed out that the locations of danger indications concentrate in the areas northeast of Tartous, West of Homs, South west of Hama, and far west of Idleb.

The platform called for taking precaution, not to ignite fire and to be aware against any flame or smoke.

Hala Zain

 

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