May 24, 2016

Fort McMurray, Canada, Wildfire Smoke Blows Into Europe

United Kingdom
by
Brian Donegan
,
Weather Underground
The blue, green, yellow, orange and purple colors show the aerosols associated with the smoke over eastern Canada and the western north Atlantic Ocean on May 20, 2016. Image: Weather Underground
The blue, green, yellow, orange and purple colors show the aerosols associated with the smoke over eastern Canada and the western north Atlantic Ocean on May 20, 2016. Image: Weather Underground

Smoke from a wildfire in western Canada traveled across the Atlantic Ocean and into Europe over the weekend – a distance of more than 4,000 miles