Turkey fires: Tourists and locals evacuated from holiday resorts as wildfires spread

Turkey, Greece and Italy are the latest tourist destinations to feel the impacts of the climate emergency. Tourists who navigated travel restrictions are now having to flee popular destinations where the fires have come very close to hotels and resorts.

In Turkey, over 120 fires hit tourist areas including Muğla and Antalya. Local and international firefighters continue to battle another seven blazes.

Where has been worst affected by the Turkey fires?

Wildfires are common in Turkey during the summer, but the blazes over the past few days have been exceptional. The heat intensity has been four times higher than ever before, according to experts.

Coastal areas popular with European tourists have been badly

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