Wildfires rage across Greece due to high temperatures
Greece is currently one of the European countries with the highest risk of wildfires due to high temperatures. On August 22, the maximum temperature in many places in Greece exceeded 40 degrees Celsius. Thousands of people in an outer district of Greece's capital, Athens, were told to evacuate on August 22. The latest deaths pushed the overall toll from this week's fires to 20. A total of 65 wildfires are burning in Greece. Many European countries have sent firefighters to support Greece.