Wildfire in Latvia causes smoky skies in northern Lithuania

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A massive forest and peat bog fire raging in western Latvia has caused smoky skies across northern Lithuania, the National Public Health Center said on Friday.

Smoke from such wildfires usually increases fine particulate matter concentrations that can affect the respiratory tract and cause mild eye, nose and mouth irritations, it warned.

Source: BNS
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