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With the ongoing forest fires leading to poor air quality, the Leeds Grenville & District Health Unit has ...
There has been a lot of talk about air quality levels as nearly the entire tri-state area has been engulfed by smoke coming down from wildfires in Canada. But what do all the numbers actually mean? The number that has been used most often is Air Quality Index (AQI), which reached “hazardous” levels on Wednesday. By 4 p.m. the AQI…
Air quality conditions in the Northeast have made even the most picturesque golf courses frightening.
Start your day with the latest weather news – Wildfire smoke pouring into the U.S. from Canada is making for hazy skies and unhealthy air for millions of Americans in the eastern part of the country.
Smoke from hundreds of wildfires burning in Canada hung in the northeastern United States’ atmosphere, posing a health risk to sensitive groups on Tuesday, June 6, the National Weather Service (NWS) warned.Storyful editor Rob McDonagh recorded this footage of the New York City skyline from Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon.The NWS said thicker smoke could be expected over Lake Ontario and upstate New York late Tuesday afternoon into the early evening. The agency warned that “plummeting” air quality could have hazardous effects on sensitive groups. Credit: Rob McDonagh via Storyful
The smoke from the Canadian wildfires is expected to worsen in Connecticut on Wednesday as the day goes on and some school activities have been suspended or postponed because of it. The smoky conditions are expected to worsen in the western part of the state. The thickest smoke will be during the evening and early Wednesday night. The Connecticut Interscholastic…
Humanitarian aid is being delivered to the region, including drinking water and food supplies.View on euronews
Air-quality readings like the ones expected across parts of New York State on Wednesday would not be seen as particular cause for alarm in some parts of the world.