Lower Manhattan Shrouded by Smoke as Air Quality Plummets

1 年前

Dense wildfire smoke disrupted flights in the New York City area on Wednesday, June 7, as air quality and visibility plummeted.

Footage captured by Ben Von Klemperer shows conditions in Lower Manhattan as viewed from Brooklyn on Wednesday afternoon.

On Tuesday, authorities issued a Air Quality Health Advisory for large swathes of the state, including New York City where the smoke arrived on Tuesday afternoon. Another advisory was issued on Thursday, June 8, for all of New York, with the exception of the Adirondacks. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful