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Photo of the day: Canada wildfires at record high

Published: Aug 19, 2023 11:20:01 AM IST
Updated: Aug 19, 2023 11:29:52 AM IST

Residents watch the McDougall Creek wildfire in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on August 18, 2023, from Kelowna. Evacuation orders were put in place for areas near Kelowna, as the fire threatened the city of around 150,000. Canada is experiencing a record-setting wildfire season, with official estimates of over 13.7 million hectares (33.9 million acres) already scorched. Four people have died so far.

Image: Darren HULL / AFP