Aegean and Antalya are in the “orange” category for fire risk

An early warning template with daily charts MEUS Forest Fire Risk IndexIn, the risks are indicated by a 4-level color scale (0.00-0.25 green probability, 0.25-0.50 yellow probability, 0.50-0.75 orange probability, 0.75-100 red probability).

Based on MEUS maps for August 8 and 9 On Sunday August 8, the regions of Izmir, Aydın, Muğla and many regions of Antalya in the south, between Şanlıurfa and Mardin, some regions of Mersin and Adana and the border of Edirne are considered to be 60- 70% at risk with the color orange.

On the map of August 9, the zones on orange alert are multiplying.

Almost the entire Aegean region has a 60-70% risk warning in orange.

The risk areas in Antalya, Edirne, South Marmara, Adana, Mersin, Kahramanmaraş and the regions between Şanlıurfa and Mardin are on the increase compared to August 8.

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Izmir Governor Yavuz Selim Köşger also warned on social media about MEUS’s risky wonders.

Governor Köşger said: “Dear residents of Izmir, according to the fire risk maps for the next 3 days, our city is also part of the high risk group. “Although our ban on entering the forests is in force, let us stay away from any action that may cause a fire in / out of the city, by the roadsides,” he said.


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