Friday, August 6, 2010
These eerie pictures show the city of Moscow shrouded in dense smog today as wildfires that have killed 50 people nationwide continue to burn.
Flights at international airports have been grounded and visibility in the capital is down to a few dozen yards as the fires continue to tear through forests and villages.
The massive blaze has caused airborne pollutants, including carbon monoxide, to be four times higher than average – the worst seen to date in Moscow.
This article was posted: Friday, August 6, 2010 at 8:34 am