At least seven people have been killed, and more than four dozen injured, following wildfires, in the US state of Tennessee.
At least three people have been killed, and a further two seriously hurt, in wildfires on the Portuguese island of Madeira.
At least two people, and thousands of animals have been killed, following a bushfire, in southern Australia.
Dozens have been forced to flee as wildfires, fanned by strong winds and high temperatures, broke out around Athens, and other areas of southern Greece.
As many as 15 people have now been killed by wildfires in the Russian region of Khakassia in southern Siberia, regional leaders have said.
Four people have been killed by major wildfires in grasslands in a region of southern Siberia, in Russia, authorities have said.
A wildfire that has been blazing in North Korea has crossed over the heavily militarised border into South Korea, prompting the closure of border passages.
Firefighters in South Africa are reportedly struggling to deal with a major wildfire that has erupted on the sides of the city’s mountain range.
A major forest fire is reportedly burning out of control in Argentina’s Patagonia region, in the country’s vast southern region – which is remote and sparsely populated.