官员称,加州各地野火威胁加剧

2020-10-14 10:07

Wildfire threat intensifying across California, officials say PNi世界播

官员称,加州各地野火威胁加剧PNi世界播


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FILE PHOTO: Wildfire in California burns through the night north of Los Angeles PNi世界播

资料图:加州野火在洛杉矶以北燃烧通宵PNi世界播


(Reuters) - Hot, dry conditions and intense winds across California are threatening to reinvigorate what has already been the worst fire season in state history, officials warned on Tuesday. PNi世界播

(路透社)-官员们周二警告称,加州各地炎热、干燥的条件和强风可能会让已经是该州历史上最严重的火灾季节重新焕发活力。PNi世界播


Gusty winds in California's north and extreme heat in its south are creating conditions that could fan wildfires that began earlier in the summer as well as spark new ones, leading state and federal authorities to urge residents to prepare. PNi世界播

加州北部的阵风和南部的酷热正在创造条件,可能会助长夏季早些时候开始的野火,并引发新的野火,导致州和联邦当局敦促居民做好准备。PNi世界播


The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for a wide swath of Southern California as temperatures topped 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius). The agency asked residents to exercise caution with any fire sources. PNi世界播

美国国家气象局发布了南加州大片地区的高温警告,因为气温超过了90华氏度(32摄氏度)。该机构要求居民对任何火源保持谨慎。PNi世界播


The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said strong winds and low humidity could ramp up blazes in Northern California starting Wednesday. PNi世界播

加州林业和消防部(Cal Fire)表示,从周三开始,强风和低湿度可能会加剧加州北部的大火。PNi世界播


"While good progress has been made on a number of fires, this could hamper containment efforts," Daniel Berlant, Cal Fire assistant deputy director, said on Twitter on Tuesday. "It means if a new fire breaks out, that that fire is going to be able to burn very rapidly." PNi世界播

加州消防局副局长助理Daniel Berlant周二在推特上表示:“虽然在多起火灾上取得了良好进展,但这可能会阻碍遏制努力。”“这意味着如果发生新的火灾,这场大火将能够非常迅速地燃烧。”PNi世界播


Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), which provides power to much of California, said Monday it was considering proactively shutting off power as soon as Wednesday to as many as 50,000 state residents to mitigate fire risk. PNi世界播

为加州大部分地区供电的太平洋天然气电力公司(PG&E)周一表示,正在考虑最早于周三主动切断多达5万名州居民的电力,以降低火灾风险。PNi世界播


This year, wildfires have burned over 4 million acres in California - twice the total of 2018 which had been the highest on record. Five of the six largest fires in state history were in 2020. Thirty-one people have died, and over 9,200 structures have been destroyed. PNi世界播

今年,加州野火烧毁了400多万英亩土地-是2018年有记录以来最高总面积的两倍。该州历史上最大的六起火灾中有五起发生在2020年。已有31人死亡,超过9200座建筑被毁。PNi世界播


Fall has tended to be California's peak wildfire season, but state officials say the season is growing longer each year. PNi世界播

秋季往往是加州的野火旺季,但州政府官员表示,这个季节每年都在增长。PNi世界播


Experts say droughts and climate change from fossil fuels have made poorly managed forests much more flammable, leading to extreme fire activity. PNi世界播

专家表示,化石燃料造成的干旱和气候变化使管理不善的森林变得更加易燃,导致极端火灾活动。PNi世界播

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