Everything that should be green is now brown.
This summer, European countries are faced with the anomalous heat and drought. The results of extreme weather can be seen in photos from space, informs Rus.Media.
Alexander Hurst regularly publishes photos taken from the International space station. This year, the astronaut has repelled a large-scale forest fires in the United States and Portugal. And recently the German posted on his Twitter account impressive photo of the effects of drought in continental Europe.
Hirst himself describes the images as “shocking”. Burnt fields, smoke, forest fires, clouds of dust – that’s what turned the spaces of Europe under the influence of abnormal temperatures. “Everything that should be green is now brown. I’ve never seen,” says the astronaut.
This summer was very difficult for Europeans. In many countries the thermometer crawled the mark in 40 and even 45 degrees Celsius. In the Netherlands, has closed some sections of highway, which began to melt the asphalt, and in France stopped 4 nuclear reactor. The situation is aggravated by forest fires, which in southern Europe has killed more than 130 people.