Thick Wildfire Smoke Envelops New York City

A thick, smoky haze continued to envelop New York City on Wednesday, June 7, as smoke from hundreds of wildfires in Canada drifted south over the northeastern United States.

This footage, captured by Storyful journalist Rob McDonagh in Brooklyn, shows the Manhattan skyline obscured by the smoke.

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: Rob McDonagh via Storyful

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