Hundreds of thousands of California residents flee as wildfires continue to rage

Dry lightning and dusty winds are the results of the fires in California. Red-flag warnings across northern and central california. The fire-fighters are tackling the hotspots in Boulder Creek, California.

Boulder Creek, California © OpenStreetMap contributors

Dangerous fires are also arising from the Santa Cruz Mountains. Usually these fires were ignited by lightning strikes.

Santa Cruz, California © OpenStreetMap contributors

Several counties including Sonoma, Napa and Solano are fighting the fires. Lightning storms could spark new blazes across these counties of Northern California.

Sonoma, Napa and Solano, California © OpenStreetMap contributors