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Iberian Peninsula experiencing one of the most notable wildfire smoke events in its modern history

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The Iberian Peninsula is experiencing one of the most notable wildfire smoke events in its modern history with Aerosol Index (AI) values on June 27, 2023, exceeding 4 in some locations (AOD values >1).

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Image credit: NOAA-20/VIIRS. Acquired on June 27, 2023

The smoke is originating in Quebec, Canada, a distance of approximately 4 800 km (3 000 miles).

The smoke is spreading to England and France on June 28 and will reach Germany by June 30.

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Featured image credit: NOAA-20/VIIRS. Acquired on June 27, 2023

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