The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have issued a smoke alert for Yanchep to Mandurah.
The smoke is due to two prescribed burns being carried out by Parks and Wildlife Service 15 kilometres north-west of Toodyay and 15 kilometres east of Dwellingup today.
These burns along with a significant number of smaller private property burns are likely to produce smoke.
Smoke is likely to be particularly thick in Perth's southern suburbs this afternoon.
A strong inversion overnight will likely see smoke haze affect the broader metropolitan area including the CBD tomorrow morning.
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.
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