Smog blankets southern Quebec as wildfire smoke blows in from Ontario

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It’s hazy retired determination successful Montreal and different parts of Quebec erstwhile again Tuesday owed to fume billowing successful from wildfires successful northwestern Ontario.

Environment Canada issued a smog informing for a ample swath of the province, including the Quebec City, Laurentians, Eastern Townships and Gatineau areas.

“High concentrations of good particulates are expected and volition effect successful mediocre aerial quality,” the nationalist upwind bureau said.

Children with asthma and radical with respiratory issues oregon bosom illness are encouraged to debar “intense carnal enactment outdoors” until the informing is called off.

The broad of smog has clouded the entity since Monday successful Montreal, prompting radical to instrumentality to societal media with photos of a unusual sun.

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Smog à Montréal, soleil étrange

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Smog prima successful Montreal #nofilter

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Others showed however the smog reduced visibility successful Montreal.

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Smog alert successful Montréal. You tin hardly spot downtown from Hochelaga.

— Sirkowski (@sirkowski) July 20, 2021

Environment Canada says the concern should amended passim the time successful affected areas successful Quebec and eastbound Ontario.

With files from The Canadian Press

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