Maharashtra: Chandrapur records third hottest place in the world, witnesses first forest fire
Maharashtra: Chandrapur has set a record as the third hottest place in the world. In view of this, the forest authorities have to be alert in view of the possible consequences of forest fires due to the effect of high temperatures on the forest area adjoining Chandrapur.
The first forest fire was recorded yesterday in Chandrapur district, the third hottest place in the entire world. The fire was witnessed in the area of Irai dam.
The fire was seen at the border of Regional forest area, private farms, and buffer zone of national tiger project.
As the fire was spreading rapidly, forest guards immediately began to extinguish the fire with the help of Blair machines. The fire was said to be caused by negligence on the part of some unidentified persons.
Impact of extreme temperatures on Telangana
Similarly, the effect of high temperature intensity is likely to be felt by forest fires in Chennur, Asifabad, Kermeri, Jainur, Utnur, Indravelli and Ichchadu of Telangana state forest areas bordering the Maharashtra forest. In view of this, the forest authorities of the area have to take precautionary measures to prevent the possibility of forest fires.