BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Firefighters are struggling to contain wind-whipped blazes raging across forest land in Cordoba and three other Argentine provinces.

Cordoba Social Development Minister Daniel Passerini said Tuesday that firefighters are having the toughest time in that central province with flames fanned by wind gusts and high temperatures.

Passerini says the blaze in Cordoba province has caused the evacuation of 480 people, most of them in the tourist zone of Calamuchita Valley. He says one man is in grave condition after being struck on the head by a tree.

Cordoba governor's spokesman Jose Manuel De la Sota says local meteorologists predict even more difficult climatic conditions in the coming days, including temperatures of up to 104 degrees Farenheit (40 degrees Celsius) and winds of 50 to 60 kph (30 to 37 mph).

About News.net

Publishing Services International Limited (PSIL) is the publisher and operator of a worldwide network of online news sites dedicated to delivering fair, accurate and relevant reporting from a variety of the world’s most trusted sources – from the biggest cities to the smallest towns.

We deliver positive and powerful messages to our readers, providing up‑to‑the‑second news that matters to the individual.

Our promise is to serve communities and individuals worldwide, delivering information that hasn’t always been available to them. We will give them back a voice – a voice that’s empowering because it is theirs – and provide a platform to communicate between themselves and the world.

We believe people are not just generic demographics; they are individuals with their own preferences and curiosities. We are about understanding these individuals, listening to them, and serving them.

We are the new pioneering spirit of news – we’re not talking to everyone, we’re talking with every one.

If you want your news, your voice, your way, on your time – we’ve got news for you.

 

FAQs

Email

If you have any questions or concerns please email us on support@news.net

Phone

  • Australia, Toll Free 1-800-983-421
  • Hong Kong, Toll Free 800-906-187
  • Singapore, Toll Free 800-852-3871
  • USA/Canada, Toll Free 1-800-830-4132

Advertise With Us

Interested in being awesome?
Contact us by email or phone.

Cancel