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Ukraine: Forest Fires in Yalta, Crimea

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Disaster, Environment

On Facebook, Andrey Klimenko of BlackSeaNews.net posted night photos (here [1] and here [2]; ru) of the fire raging in the mountainous forest reserve near Yalta, Crimea. On July 31 [3] [ru], there is smog, ashes in the air and strong northeast wind in Yalta: “Early in the morning it seemed it would rain, but now the clouds are going away. It'll be a tough day :((“