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sweden wildfires: 25,000 hectares of forest still burning

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sweden wildfires: 25,000 hectares of forest still burning

the total number of wildfires wreaking havoc across sweden's forests and countryside has dropped from around 80 last week to 21 this morning (figure updated at 9am on tuesday). but authorities warn that the risk of more fires breaking out is still high, and maximum temperatures in large parts of sweden are expected to stay above 30c in the coming days. on monday afternoon an area of 25,000 hectares was still burning, including 2,500 hectares in dalarna, 8,500 hectares in gävleborg, 500 hectares in västernorrland and 8,500 hectares in jämtland. this is significantly larger than the 14,000 hectares that burned in a 2014 fire in västmanland, which at the time was sweden's most serious wildfire in 40 years.sweden's green ...