Heat Waves-Forest Fire haunting California

Death Valley: Death Valley in California has recorded the highest temperature on the planet since 1913 as it was reported that the recorded temperature was 130 degrees Fahrenheit or 54 degrees Celsius.
Apart from the recorded temperatures, the heat waves due to the rising temperature have also fueled wildfires in certain parts of California, San Francisco.

With these situations taking place in the region, the firefighters are struggling to extinguish the wildfires in the affected areas as extreme temperatures soared in the western states of the United States.
Death Valley National Park in California recorded a temperature of 130 degrees Fahrenheit (54 degrees Celsius) on Friday and remained the almost same on Saturday. It is said to be the highest temperature since July 1913.

The fire at the Beckworth Complex has engulfed an area of 45 miles (72 kilometers) north of Lake Tahoe, and flared up between Friday and Saturday.
In the northern mountainous areas of California, several incidents of forest fires were reported in the past and have reported in damages of property worth in millions of Dollars. However, this time, there are no reports of any houses or similar property being damaged but around 2,800 people have now been ordered or warned to evacuate the area to prevent any possible damage to human lives.

As per authorities of the Fire Department, a plume of smoke was seen with flames from scorching hot winds on Friday. Those reported hot winds have been the cause of the fire. Firefighters usually take advantage of lower temperatures during the night to put out fires, but the heat and low humidity have now made it difficult. More than 1,200 firefighters are working with the help of helicopters to douse the heat. Due to the dry air, the water being sprayed from the helicopter is turning into vapor even before it reaches the ground.

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