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Greek wildfires: dry winter and strong winds led to tinderbox conditions

Experts call for better forest management and focus on prevention after blaze that killed more than 70 people — An unusually dry winter, with less than average rainfall interspersed with localised flooding in some areas, is emerging as a major contributing factor to the wildfires that are ravaging the mainland of Greece.   Lack of …

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