After two days of experiencing a fat fog particles smokestates northwest from USAwoke up this Friday with messages about moderate air qualitywhile cloud based fires forestry in Canada diverges to the side south.
In accordance with National Weather Service United States, smoke will continue to affect areas from the Great Lakes to the Mid-Atlantic today, where they will be affected decrease in air quality. Similarly, several cities in the south, such as St. Louis, Missouri and Louisvilleare under the influence.
On the other hand, the main cities West Coast like an american NY And Washingtonregistered levels air qualitymoderatetwo days after health alert unhealthy air, registering the worst levels pollution for decades and affects some 75 million people.
The smoke that has been suffocating millions of Americans since June 7th is a product of 441 fire who are actively involved in forests from Canadathe figure is much higher than usual, which is due to the effects changing of the climate.
So far this year more 3.8 million ha forests and vegetation in Canada were destroyedWhen average figure during the last decade it has been 250 thousand ha.
IN Washington, mayor from the capital, Muriel Bowser reported that the alert level had been lowered to “orange code” in essence, meaning unhealthy air quality for vulnerable groups. He stated that it was expected that better on saturdayurging residents and guests of the city to continue precautionary measures.
On the other hand, in NY V public Schoolswith will remain closed today so students will take them online classes. The authorities continue to advise them to stay in interiorsand if you need to exit use medical mask high quality.
After unforeseen circumstances governor of New York City, Cathy Hochul, assured that the state would provide one million N95 masksas exposure to smoke can cause health problems such as rapid pulse, chest pain And inflammation V eyes, nose And throat.
From White Housethe president Joe Biden offered assistance to the Government of the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. Since May, the US government has deployed 600 specialized firefighters to extinguish fires price Canada |
The amount of smoke is so great that it was even recorded satellites belonging POTand visible even Greenland, Iceland and NorwayThis was reported by scientists from the Norwegian Institute for Climate and Environmental Research (NILU).
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Source: Aristegui Noticias
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