With California in the grip of a climate change-triggered drought, trees are so dry that they are entirely burning in the Oak wildfire.
The blaze currently covers an area of over 3,500 acres, and is 22 percent contained by firefighters
The wildfire has been growing exponentially since sparking into life on Independence Day.
Responders are working to contain the blaze, and one injury has been reported so far.
Sergei Orlov, the deputy mayor of Mariupol—where a mass grave has been dug, estimates that the figure is three to four times the official count.
A Ukrainian police officer was killed during the bid to get civilians out of Demydiv in the Kyiv region, Ukrainian authorities said.
The Rideau Center had been closed since Freedom Convoy protesters arrived there on January 28.
Denis Pushlin, who heads the self-proclaimed People's Republic of Donetsk, called for "all men able to hold a rifle to come to the defense of their land."
Three of Tonga's smaller islands were nearly completely destroyed after 49-foot tsunami waves were triggered by an underwater volcanic eruption on Saturday.
Although a wildfire that tore through Boulder County destroyed nearly 1,000 homes, only two people are currently unaccounted for.
Approximately 300 people were rescued via helicopter after being advised to shelter in place overnight from a mudslide trapping people in their vehicles.
Flights from local airlines were canceled after the latest eruption released a cloud of volcanic ash and gas.
A 40-foot high wall of molten lava slowly crept through the town of Todoque on Monday as evacuating residents tried to save their belongings.
Authorities plan to ask the European Union for disaster relief to help rebuild roads, waterways and homes destroyed by the flow.
"I can only accept the consequences of this judgment as the minister with ultimate responsibility," Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag said.
"I'm frightened I will be left behind," said an Afghan man with a visa. "I don't know what the issue is—is it a political issue, or they don't care about us?"
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the delay was due to a limited measles outbreak among Afghan refugees arriving in America.
"Call it what you want, a charter or a commercial flight, everyone has tickets and boarding passes," a Qatari special envoy said. "Hopefully, life is becoming normal in Afghanistan."
Americans remain stranded in Afghanistan following the Taliban's rapid takeover of the country.
"We think we are in some kind of jail," said one would-be evacuee as she and hundreds of others have been stuck at hotels for over a week.
The Oklahoma Republican embarked on the semi-secret rescue mission despite criticisms and concerns from Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other U.S. officials.
Reports from intake centers in Wisconsin and the United Arab Emirates said young girls were allegedly forced into marriage to escape the Taliban's takeover.
"The dam is performing as intended—water is flowing into the emergency spillway," PEMA spokesperson Ruth Miller said, but the water level prompted evacuations.
"I'm standing here and I'm getting all ash particulates on my jacket, even," Gov. Steve Sisolak said. "This is serious, folks."
The report comes after the U.S. officially withdrew troops from Afghanistan on Monday, ending a two-decade long war, and leaving the nation under the control of the Taliban.
Amnesty International said in a letter that the EU should not "shift the responsibility for the protection of refugees to third countries."
"We can never make this mistake again," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said, vowing to press the White House for answers about what went wrong.
Aside from her sister, Najma Sadeqi hadn't told her family about the threats "because they might prevent her from working with media," Freshta Sadeqi said.
The new orders for people to immediately evacuate included part of the tourist city of South Lake Tahoe and about 15 miles up the western shore of the lake.