Monchique fire smoke seen from space

in News · 09-08-2018 10:49:00 · 0 Comments
Monchique fire smoke seen from space

A German astronaut has captured images of the smoke resulting from the Monchique fire, from as far away as space. Alexander Gerst, who is aboard the International Space Station, published three photographs on social networks on Tuesday showing a gigantic smoke cloud with its source in Monchique.

The fire that has been raging since last Friday and spread to neighbouring counties left the sky of the Western Algarve covered with a blanket of ash and smoke in shades of brown for several days. (Photo: ESA/NASA-A.Gerst)


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