Rain may be coming to California.
That’s good news for the many firefighters and other helpers who have gathered there to fight a series of forest fires that have been burning in the US state for more than 11 days.
The fires have destroyed hundreds of homes and have caused a lot of damage across tens of thousands of acres. Many people have had to leave their homes to get away from the fires.
The Weather Channel reports that 10 to 15 centimetres (four to six inches) of rain are forecast for today.
The rain will not only help the firefighters in their battle against the blaze, but it may also help to improve the air quality in northern California, according to CNN, a news service.