Latest satellite scenes showing fires and fire affected areas in Central Portugal:
One of the worst droughts in decades combined with high temperatures is making the job of firefighters in Portugal difficult and dangerous, as they battle dozens of fires burning in the countrys parched woodlands. Fires have been burning off and on since July 2005, and by late August, the country is scattered with burn scars.
TERRA 25 August 2005 13:35 hrs UTC (Image courtesy MODIS) True colour: Bands 1-4-3 False Colour: Bands 7-2-1
The links provide a 250 m resolution for both scenes
This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASAs Terra satellite shows active fires (outlined in red) as well as dozens of burn scars (deep reddish brown) across Portugal. Vegetation is bright green. This image was captured by MODIS on 25 August 2005.