Brand in the world-renowned national park envelops Sydney in the dangerous smoke

Sydney in Australia is shrouded in a harmful smoke from several fires in the national park and the Blue Mountains. the air Pollution in the smoking Sydney and

Brand in the world-renowned national park envelops Sydney in the dangerous smoke

Sydney in Australia is shrouded in a harmful smoke from several fires in the national park and the Blue Mountains.

the air Pollution in the smoking Sydney and surrounding areas in Australia are three times as bad as at any other time in the last five years.

It shows figures from the ministry of environment in the state of New South Wales (NSW) after the many bushbrande that is ravaging the land.

It reports the australian media the ABC.

the Ministry measures the quality of the air after a AQI index, which counts the maximum number of polluting particles in the air in a day.

If the number is 100, air quality "poor". Only five times within the past five years, the rate has reached 100.

so far, in november and december, the air quality reached 100 throughout 80 times, and 20 times the number reached 200, where the air quality is characterized as unhealthy.

on Tuesday hit the century staggering 669 in the suburbs of the australian city. It is equivalent to smoking 30 cigarettes. For comparison, the figure is in Copenhagen on Tuesday morning 33.

Monday and Tuesday has Sydney been shrouded in smoke.

A large fire raging at the moment turistmagneten the national park and the Blue Mountains, where strong westerly winds sending smoke and ash from the fires across Sydney.

In several of Sydney's eastern and south-western suburbs woke up the citizens on Tuesday to ash on the cars.

According to the newspaper The Daily Telegraph warns the state ambulanceservice that the air quality is so poor that it may be hazardous to health also for people who do not usually have health problems.

There are still 199 fires throughout the state, writes the fire department in NSW on Twitter.

According to The Guardian have the fires in the Blue Mountains so far destroyed about 20 percent of the national park area.

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Updated Date: 03 December 2019, 13:01

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