Smoke From Fires Reaches Southern and Southeastern Brazil

The smoke comes from fires in the Cerrado (scrubland) and the Amazon, but also from neighboring countries such as Bolivia, Peru, and Paraguay. The phenomenon was verified on Wednesday, September 18th, and reached the city of São Paulo on Thursday, September 19th.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The humid winds blowing from the Amazon into the southern and southeastern regions have carried smoke from forest fires to several cities in São Paulo and Paraná.

The smoke comes from fires in the Cerrado (scrubland) and the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?