Wildfire Smoke Creates Hazy Sky in Calgary Amid Air-Quality Alert
Wildfire smoke shrouded the sky in parts of southern Alberta, Canada, on Tuesday, May 16, amid an air quality alert in the region, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC).
Footage captured by Tadhg O’Connor shows hazy conditions in the Legacy Commons neighborhood of Calgary on Tuesday morning.
Smoke from multiple wildfires was forecasted to cause “poor air quality and reduced visibility in the area” throughout the day, the ECCC warned.
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By Tuesday morning, 87 active wildfires burned across Alberta, according to official fire information, while 63 burned in British Columbia. Credit: Tadhg O’Connor via Storyful