California wildfires: Number of missing surpasses 1,000

Governor Jerry Brown calls climate change and severe wildfires in California 'the new abnormal', as volunteers search for bodies of those who could not escape the worst US wildfires in 100 years.

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    The number of people reported missing from the worst US wildfires for 100 years has risen to more than 1,000.

    The charred remains of eight more victims have been found in northern California, raising the total to 71.

    A severe drought in the US state has exacerbated the conflagration, which still has not been stopped.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds has more.


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