Astronaut Alex Gerst captured from ISS the wildfires of California, U.S.. Countless fires are seen under the horizon.

Credit: Alex Gerst, ESA, NASA

The death toll from the Camp Fire in Northern California increased to 77, while the number of people unaccounted for has decreased to 993 people. In Southern California, just outside Los Angeles, the Woolsey Fire killed 3 people. Dense smoke from the fires has been smothering parts of the state with what has been described as “the dirtiest air in the world.”

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.


Reference: Alex Gerst’s Tweet
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