“Rain will not extinguish Amazon fires for weeks, weather experts say.” (The rainy season in the #Amazon on average begins in late September & takes weeks to build to widespread rains.” @Reuters #amazonfires

Weak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through Sept. 10 expected to bring only isolated relief, according to weather data and two experts. www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-environment-wildfire-rains/rain-will-not-extinguish-amazon-fires-for-weeks-weather-experts-say-idUSKCN1VH11R

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