People in Lithuania looking to spend some time out in nature should be advised that, given the recent spate of warm weather, lighting fires can be dangerous.
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

Lithuania's Ministry of Environment on Wednesday warned about increased fire hazard in forests across the country.

According to data provided by weather services, a class 3 fire hazard is expected in many forests, with class 4 fire hazard set for some regions in southern and eastern Lithuania – this means a high hazard of fires there.

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