Moscow on fire: view from space (+cartoon "From hell to hell")

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image on August 7. Red outlines indicate actively burning fires, and multiple fires cluster east of Moscow, many of them sending their smoke right over the city. Smoke almost completely hides the land surface throughout this scene.

The happy sinner after departing from Moscow

By Niyaz Karim


Fire disaster victims escape in own car in Tamboles, Nizhny Novgorod region

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