Russian Wildfires 2010

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Affected City/Cities
Affected State/States Central Federal District
Affected Country/Countries Russia
Type Severe weather, Wildland fire
Start date 2010/07/30
Twitter hashtags






  • GLIDE No. WF-2010-000147-RUS
  • As of 2 August 2010, Russia revealed approximately 7,000 fires in the area over 500 000 ha (1,235,527 acres). Fire was also burning in 14 regions of Russia, and on August 2, 2010, officials reported the death of 34 people. All parts of Moscow, as of Monday 2 August 2010 are shrouded with smoke, with reduced visibility on roads, with a strong smell of fire. Wikipedia
  • Ushahidi map of Russian fire reports