'Worst of wildfires still to come' despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control

The fires raging in the Brazilian Amazon are likely to intensify over the coming weeks, a leading environmental expert has warned, despite government claims the situation had been controlled. About 80,000 blazes have been detected in Brazil this year - more than half in the Amazon region - although on Saturday the far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, claimed the situation was "returning to normal".