Fjolårsgräs and drought in forest and land. Then vårvärmen taken the southern parts of Sweden – and barely any rain has fallen – have the fires in succession.
On Sunday broke a sharp fire on Ramsö in the Karlskrona archipelago.
– There is a clearcut and a new planting with spruce seedlings that had burned, an area of 200 by 300 metres. It was a risk that it would spread, but it looks as if we have gained control over it, " says Torbjörn Svensson, insatsledare at the emergency services in eastern Blekinge.
for grass and forest fires for virtually the whole of Götaland and Svealand.
" It's dry everywhere in the these areas. In southern Sweden there is no rain at the time, so the fire risk will persist for another few days and can spread up north when the snow disappears, " says Maria Svedestig, meteorologist at SMHI.
On Wednesday, draws a rainfall area in and suppresses the risk of fire. At least temporarily. Precipitation looks to be moderate, and the warm air follows after from the south.
– It gets around 20 degrees in Götaland and southern Svealand, and on Friday said the forecast that it can be up to 25 degrees in the Region, " says Maria Svedestig.
when the grass begins to grow. But the longer the dry and hot weather continues, the greater will be the risk of forest fires.
– the Risk of widening to the north. Skogsbrandsrisken come up over Sörmland and up to the Mälardalen region in the days to come, " says Maria Svedestig at the Swedish meteorological and hydrological institute.
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