Sydney weather: thick bushfire smoke has arrived again in Sydney, as the long summer of fires and pollution continues.
The temperatures overnight were extremely hot, with the temperate at 25C just before dawn.
This morning Sydney awoke to thick smoke and the air quality plummeted.
Charts shows the smog rolled in around 4am this morning.
The particle pollution measured in Dangerous particles parts per million Sky rocketed this morning.
The NSWRFS said; “Fire danger ratings have eased today, with widespread low-moderate and high fire danger following a southerly change that brought light rain and cooler conditions to fire grounds across the south coast. This change has also seen smoke haze return to Sydney and surrounds.”
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The Sydney smoke situation could ease later today.
Thunderstorms and rain is possible later in the day, with the forecast changing as the day goes on.
Here’s the latest Sydney weather:
Forecast for the rest of Friday
Max 28Smoke and dust haze. Shower or two.Possible rainfall: 1 to 4 mmChance of any rain: 60%
Partly cloudy. Areas of dust haze early this morning. Smoke haze. High (70%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Winds southerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming east to southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon.
A POOR Air Quality Forecast alert is issued by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) due to elevated particle levels in Sydney for Friday 24 January 2020.
Fire Danger – Low-Moderate
Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 4:50 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Saturday 25 January
Min 22Max 27Possible shower.Possible rainfall: 0 to 2 mmChance of any rain: 40%
Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the morning and early afternoon. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening.
Sun protection recommended from 9:00 am to 5:10 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Sunday 26 January
Min 22Max 30Partly cloudy.Possible rainfall: 0 to 0.2 mmChance of any rain: 30%
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
Sun protection recommended from 9:10 am to 5:00 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 12 [Extreme]
Monday 27 January
Min 23Max 29Partly cloudy.Possible rainfall: 0 to 1 mmChance of any rain: 30%
Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming easterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening.
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