An air quality advisory has been issued for Metro Vancouver due to particulate matter in the air caused by smoke from wildfires in our region. The advisory is expected to continue until there is a change in weather.
People are being advised to avoid strenuous physical activity outdoors, especially if symptoms such as coughing and throat irritation occur.
Tips to reduce your personal health risk:
Real-time air quality information in B.C. is available at http://www.bcairquality.ca.