Fires in Peru

Fires inPeru

26 August 2005

Current media information:


Latest satellite scenes showing fires burning in Peru:

Several fires were burning in Central Peru on 28 August 2005, when this image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite. Active fires detected by MODIS are marked with red dots.

28 August 2005
15:30 hrs UTC
(Image courtesy MODIS)
False Colour: Bands 7-2-1




29 August 2005

Dpto. Junin
29 August 2005
Dpto. Cusco
29 August 2005

(source: CPTEC/INPE)


Fire Danger Forecast by CPTEC/INPE:

Fire Danger Risk forecast


Precipitation forecast


Relative Humidity

Maximal Air Temperature

(source: CPTEC/INPE)


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