Australia bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

FILE PHOTO: Fort Denison is seen as haze from the ongoing bushfires covers the city skyline and the Sydney Opera House in the background, in Sydney, Australia November 21, 2019. REUTERS/John Mair/File Photo

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires caused a spike in hospital visits and hazards including poor visibility for drivers. Sydney, the country’s most populous city, was blanketed in a thick haze for the […]

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