Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Smoke on the water

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Yesterday, the wind turned easterly again, and Helsinki was engulfed in the smoke from forest fires in Russia, 300 kilometres away.


PDPB said...

and those fires haven't even been mentioned on BBC news here in the UK

Anna MR said...

Hi pdpb, I suppose by comparison with Lebanon etc it is considered not that newsworthy. But the fact is, there are thousands of acres on fire. If you're interested, here's an article on the matter from Helsingin Sanomat, the biggest daily. The article is in English.