My Melbourne friend Richard (one of the several Richards I know there) sends this photo of Melbourne’s smoke-filled sky today as residents face the massive bushfires.
So far around 400,000 hectares have been burned.
Although the fires are burning in an area between 150 and 200km north-east of the city, they’re casting a smoky haze over Melbourne. You can smell it, even indoors, and despite the pollution in the CBD.
It’s like God’s fired up his pot-belly stove.
The Age is collecting further smog photos too.