Canada wildfire smoke triggers air quality concerns in New York. Explained
Wildfires in Canada's east have spread rapidly, with Quebec now the epicenter of the crisis, struggling to put out 140 fires, most of them out of control. The weather forecasters expect hazy weather to continue in New York through the rest of the week.Canadian wildfire
Hundreds of uncontrolled forest fires blazed across Canada causing the air quality of New York city to deteriorate. Wildfires are common in Canada's western provinces, but this year flames have mushroomed rapidly in the country's east, making it the worst-ever start to the season.