Smoke alert for Perth metropolitan area and surrounds

The Department of Parks and Wildlife has issued a smoke alert for Perth metropolitan area and surrounds.

The Department of Parks and Wildlife has issued a smoke alert for Perth metropolitan area and surrounds.

The Department of Parks and Wildlife has issued a smoke alert for Perth metropolitan area and surrounds.

The smoke is from various bushfires in the south-west.

The smoke is expected to clear by later today.

WHAT TO DO:  

If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.

Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.

People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.

People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Visit http://emergency.wa.gov.au, follow us on Facebook and Twitter, or listen to news bulletins

The next update will be issued when the situation changes

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