‘Lucifer’ heatwave fuels Italy’s wildfires with temperatures up to 47C

‘Lucifer’ heatwave fuels Italy’s wildfires with temperatures up to 47C

A blistering heatwave is sweeping across Italy this week, fuelling fires in the south of the country, notably Sicily and Calabria, where a UNESCO-designated natural park is threatened.

HEATWAVE: Italy issues wildfire warnings as ‘hottest week’ arrives

HEATWAVE: Italy issues wildfire warnings as ‘hottest week’ arrives

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says

Human action responsible for 70 percent of Italy’s wildfires, minister says

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar

Italy’s fire service tackles over 800 wildfires in 24 hours as temperatures soar

It could take 15 years to restore Italy’s forests after wildfires

It could take 15 years to restore Italy’s forests after wildfires

600 evacuated as wildfires continue to rage in Piedmont

600 evacuated as wildfires continue to rage in Piedmont

Italy heatwave and drought spark killer wildfires

Italy heatwave and drought spark killer wildfires

Arsonists suspected of causing Sicily wildfires

Arsonists suspected of causing Sicily wildfires

Letta cuts plane trips in bid to trim costs

Letta cuts plane trips in bid to trim costs

Wildfires rage in Sardinia

Wildfires rage in Sardinia