The blaze, stoked by drought-parched vegetation and triple-digit temperatures, has killed six people and reduced 1,555 structures to smoldering ruins, including 10,600 homes.
"The Mendocino Complex Fire has charred more than 254,000 acres, making it the fifth largest blaze in California's history", AccuWeather said on its website.
Yosemite Valley and other areas of the park have been closed to tourists since July 25 because of heavy smoke from the fire, which has burned almost 100 square miles (259 square kilometers) and is only partially contained. At least 89 structures have been destroyed, half of which were residential homes, and about 9,200 remain under threat.
A blackened landscape is shown from wildfire damage near Keswick, California.
"Fire season is really just beginning", said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection chief Ken Pimlott.
"It is being diverted into the Pacific Ocean".
On Thursday, the National Weather Service said that, according to preliminary information, the winds of the column were moving at speeds of 143 miles per hour, classifying it as an EF-3 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which rates tornado intensity on a range of zero to five. "New fires will grow rapidly out of control, in some cases people may not be able to evacuate safely in time should a fire approach", the weather service said in its bulletin for the Mendocino area north of San Francisco.
Dykema says the whirl started when hot air from the exceptionally hot fire rose and twisted tightly, creating a powerful tornado of flames and wind.
There are 17 major fires burning throughout California. In all, they have destroyed hundreds of homes and killed eight people. He told reporters Wednesday that "nature is very powerful, and we're not on the side of nature".
The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 108 eastbound at Eagle Meadow Road and westbound at Dardanelle Resort on Saturday because of the fast-growing fire, which is burning in steep and rough terrain in the Stanislaus National Forest, according to the newspaper. The Bee reports that a mandatory evacuation order was issued for the area, including all campgrounds and homes.
On Lombok, soldiers and other rescuers carried injured people on stretchers and carpets to an evacuation centre. An initial tsunami warning of waves of up to half a metre was issued following the quake but later withdrawn.
Some protesters have shouted "Mullahs get lost!" and "Death to the dictator!" the semi-official Fars news agency has reported. The exercise could shut down of the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial Gulf passage for shipments of numerous commodities.
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