This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP
This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP

Greenland hit by wildfires after record temperatures on island whose glaciers are melting away

This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP
This NOAA handout satellite photo taken on August 3, 2017 shows a cloud of smoke from wildfires burning in western Greenland, about 150 kilometres (90 miles) northeast of Sisimiut. Photo: NOAA handout via AFP
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