Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Smoke from Canadian wildfires envelops the east coast, disrupting daily life

Comment on this storyComment Smoke from hundreds of wildfires raging across Canada engulfed the eastern United States Wednesday, disrupting the daily lives of tens of millions of Americans, creating a sea of ​​red-coded air quality alerts as far away as the Carolinas and causing widespread health concerns. Nowhere was the scene more eerie than in … Read more

Millions of people breathe dangerous air as smoke from Canadian wildfires billows south over the United States

Millions of people breathe dangerous air as smoke from Canadian wildfires billows south over the United States

NEW YORK (AP) Smoke from Canadian wildfires has poured into the East Coast and Midwest of the United States Wednesday, blanketing both nations’ capitals in an unhealthy haze, grounding flights at major airports, postponing Major League Baseball games and prompting people to dig up the face masks of the pandemic era. Canadian officials have asked … Read more

How did the wildfires start in Canada? A look at what’s fueling the fires that have blanketed the East Coast in smoke

How did the wildfires start in Canada?  A look at what's fueling the fires that have blanketed the East Coast in smoke

Over the past six weeks, massive wildfires have swept across Canada prompting mass evacuations and burning more than 3.3 million acres of land, larger than the state of Maryland. While Canada’s fire season runs from May to October, such destruction early in the season is rare. A month later, Canada is on track to have … Read more

Smoke from Wildfires: How to Minimize Health Risks | Cnn

Smoke from Wildfires: How to Minimize Health Risks |  Cnn

Cnn Millions of people across the US are on air quality alerts as smoke from Canadian bushfires wafts along the East Coast. Some schools in New York and Washington are canceling outdoor activities and airports are experiencing delays or ground stops due to poor visibility. Smoking can also cause health problems such as breathing difficulties, … Read more

Smoke from wildfires makes New York City’s air quality worst in the world

Animation showing smoke from a wildfire in the eastern United States

Millions of people in the eastern United States and Canada received health warnings from environmental regulators as thick smoke from northern bushfires wafted through cities from Ottawa to New York. Canada has been battling an active wildfire season with wildfires in most of its 10 provinces and territories for most of last month. Smoke from … Read more

Even healthy adults are at risk from smoke from Canadian wildfires: Experts

A woman wearing a face mask in New York City during poor air quality on June 7, 2023.

Meter From Jesse O’Neill June 7, 2023 | 1:56 pm Even healthy, fit adults would do well to stay indoors and take it easy as plumes of smoke from wildfires choke the air with an eerie orange haze over the New York City area, according to experts. Thick clouds descending from Quebec are expected to … Read more

Smoke from wildfires: Millions of people in North America face dangerous air quality, due to wildfires in Canada

The sun rises over a smoky New York City skyline.

More than 400 active wildfires erupted across Canada Tuesday night, according to authorities, exacerbating a wildfire season that has forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people, created a sense of anxiety across the country and triggered air quality alerts hundreds of miles south in the United States. The danger from wildfires, which in … Read more

How wildfires in Canada are making US air quality worse and what you can do to help

How wildfires in Canada are making US air quality worse and what you can do to help

A person jogs in a Brooklyn park on a foggy morning caused by the Canadian wildfires on June 6 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption on/off Spencer Platt/Getty Images Dozens of wildfires are burning in the Canadian province of Qubec, and the smoke is so intense it’s causing air quality … Read more

Toxic smoke from Canadian wildfires could impact the health of millions of people in the United States

Toxic smoke from Canadian wildfires could impact the health of millions of people in the United States

Wildfires in the United States and Canada, fueled by record heat and drought, could seriously impact the health of millions. Smoke from wildfires in several Canadian provinces, including Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, has led to air quality alerts in several Midwestern, Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states. Also, the fires in Michigan and New Jersey they … Read more

Air quality levels in parts of the US are plummeting as wildfires rage in Canada

Air quality levels in parts of the US are plummeting as wildfires rage in Canada

Millions of people across the Midwest find themselves in dangerous air quality conditions on Monday as smoke from wildfires in eastern Canada wafts over the region. Foggy skies blanketed a large swath of the country from the Ohio Valley to as far south as the Carolinas. Air quality advisories are in effect Monday in southeastern … Read more