Thousands of square meters of forests have been destroyed in more than 103 massive fires in several towns and villages in Lebanon since Monday night, Report informs citing RIA Novosti.

The affected towns and villages include Mechref, Kfar Matta, Daqoun, Zagharta and Dibbiyeh.

Caused by a sudden rise in temperature, the fires broke out and also reached houses and cars in some of the areas, prompting many people to leave their houses and move to safer regions.