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03 September 2011

GFIMS Global Fire Alerts - UN-FAO/UMD/NASA - 2 September 2011


Your Area of Interest (Country) : South Africa

Fires detected over the past 24 hours in your area-of-interest : 1117

(NOTE: Cloud cover might obscure active fire detections. The fire points will be listed only when the total number of active fires detected is less than or equal to 50)

This email was generated on 2011-09-03 , 04:01:39 UTC.

Image:  UN-FAO/UMD/NASA

SAWDIS:  This is a new record for the amount of fires recorded in one day in South Africa.  An astonishing 1117 fires on the 2 September 2011.  The data in this email are made available by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the University of Maryland and NASA MODIS Rapid Response. The data has not been modified and is as received from MODIS Rapid Response. Data, databases and other information made available through the Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS).