Time lapse images show the fires taking hold
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Images show how quickly fires take hold in Israel

A video recorded by a camera belonging to the Haifa University Geography Department shows just how quickly fires have taken hold in the countryside in northern Israel.

Parts of Haifa have been evacuated because of the fires, which have claimed the lives of more than 40 people. Strong winds are said to be fanning the flames.

The time lapse footage shows the fires taking hold as the sun goes down.

  • 03 Dec 2010
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