All larger fire incidents are displayed as red squares on the Global Monitoring map. (Satellite Data, given that weather conditions allow to gather the required information).
2016-11-25: According to reports on Friday (25 November) major forest fires threaten the national parks Lambayeque, Cajamarca, Tumbes and Áncash in the provinces of Cajamarca and Lambayeque, which are affected by drought. According to media reports, the Peruvian authorities have called the state of emergency for the affected areas.
Travellers need to anticipate local road closures and should inform themselves about the current situation before undertaking overland journeys. Warnings and instructions of local authorities and media should be strictly followed.