Due to forest fires, the level of air pollution in Canberra is 26 times higher than the critical level.
The level of air pollution in the Australian capital Canberra on Thursday, 2 January to 26 times higher than the critical level for forest fires, reports The Canberra Times.
In the East the air is black smog, which is not visible sunlight.
It is noted that by the morning of 3 January, the level of air pollution in Canberra has declined, but is still several times higher than normal.
In the next three months in Australia is projected hot weather, which is expected the fire will continue.