As the east coast sees dangerous air quality levels due to Canadian wildfires, eerie images have some (us) wondering whether we’re looking at New York City or Mars.
Mass evacuations are underway in parts of Canada as hundreds of wildfires engulf the region and send thick clouds of smoke barreling into the U.S.
As of Wednesday, New York City is second behind Delhi, India for worst air quality and pollution, according to CBS News, which cited IQAir.
Incredible video shows near impossible visibility of the New York City skyline before a live shot of Fox’s Nate Foy in Manhattan looks as if he’s filming live on Mars.
In fact, the orange, opaque air might be out Mars-ing Mars, which pales in comparison to the color being seen in the Big Apple when comparing pictures.
Democratic New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Tuesday night recommended New Yorkers “limit outdoor activity to the greatest extent possible” and that individuals with preexisting conditions “stay indoors.” New York City public schools also closed outdoor activities.