Wildfires in Kenya

20 March 2012

Smoke from wildfires affecting Mt. Kenya was depicted by the MODIS instrument on NASA’s Terra satellite between 16 and 20 March 2012. Source: NASA 

16 March 2012-03-21                                 18 March 2012-03-21                                          20 March 2012
(click on image for resolution 250m)


Location of Mt. Kenya

Wildfires preceding the Mt. Kenya fires: Fires burning in Wajir District between 10 January and 22 February 2012. Satellite-derived map prepared by UNOSAT. Click for enlarged myp. 

Fire and smoke-related news of today and last days from Kenya. Note: The hyperlinks on the left side of each news are password-protected (User ID and password to enter the GFMC database are available for partners of GFMC). The links on the right side (in brackets) are leading to the original news source; sometimes these news are expiring rather swiftly - a reason for the establishment of the internal GFMC database):