Anthony Farnell Britain Canada city Columbia, Britain reports evacuation Anthony Farnell Britain Canada city Columbia, Britain

Satellite images show wildfire smoke spreading across Canada

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wildfires burn throughout much of Western Canada.Many of the wildfires are burning in British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario, triggering evacuation orders in several towns and jurisdictions.

Environment Canada has sent out special air quality advisories in each province.But the smoke from those fires is drifting thousands of kilometres away from where they’re happening, causing hazy skies and poor air conditions in many places.“I’ve never seen them extend from B.C.

all the way to New Brunswick,” Global News chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell said of the advisories. “It’s just a sign of how many fires there are in different locations bringing in smoke.”Their size and reach are so substantial that they can be captured in.

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