Flames on the tourist island of Madeira have made headlines worldwide but Portugal’s mainland is also being ravaged by a wave of more than 100 wildfires.
Wildfires continue to rage across Portugal. Thousands of firefighters have been battling at least 300 blazes. Twelve of those have been classified as major or large.
Around 2000 firefighters are battling out-of-control wildfires in Provence in the south of France which broke out on Wednesday.
At least three people have been killed and about 1,000 evacuated after wildfires engulfed parts of Funchal, the capital of the Portuguese island of Madeira.
The authorities say around 3,000 firefighters, the majority of them volunteers, are trying to extinguish hundreds of forest fires across the country.
One week on and the blaze nicknamed ‘the beast’ shows no signs of being tamed. The wildfire outside Fort McMurray in Canada is now heading towards