Wildfires Cyprus has asked Israel and the EU for help in extinguishing the wildfires

In Cyprus, the heat wave has continued for a week, during which temperatures have risen to 40 degrees Celsius.

Cyprus on Saturday, asked Israel and the EU for wildfire fighting aircraft. Cyprus needs help in fighting wildfires exacerbated by strong winds and high temperatures. Several villages have already had to be evacuated from the fire road.

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades thanked both Greece and Israel for responding positively to the request for assistance.

EU Crisis Management Manager Janez Lenarcic said on Twitter that the capacity of the aircraft used in the Union ‘s fire – fighting work had been mobilized. According to Lenarcic, Italy and Greece are sending planes to help.

A violent wildfire in Arakapa, southern Limassol, has destroyed the property, but at least so far no information has been received on personal injuries.

In Cyprus, the heat wave has continued for a week, during which temperatures have risen to 40 degrees Celsius.

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