Sydney's skyline disappears: City is choked by a thick layer of bushfire smoke

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Sydney's skyline disappears: City is choked by a thick layer of bushfire smoke as blazes continue to burn Sydney's skyline has been covered by a thick layer of 'hazardous' smoke  Bushfires continue to burn south-west of Sydney on Monday afternoon  The brown and smokey sky is expected to linger overnight and into Tuesday 

By Zoe Zaczek For Daily Mail Australia and Aap

Published: 07:21 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 08:13 GMT, 2 December 2019

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Sydney's skyline has been covered by a thick layer of 'hazardous' smoke as bushfires continue to burn south-west of the city.  

Buildings and bridges were blanketed by a brown sky, as smoke moved across the Harbour City on Monday afternoon.

'A brown sky and a smokey afternoon in Sydney with the smoke from fires south-west of Sydney set to linger overnight into Tuesday,' The Bureau of Meterology said.

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Sydney's skyline has been covered by a thick layer of 'hazardous' smoke as bushfires continue to burn south-west of the city

'This is concerning. Stay safe Sydney,' one person wrote about the conditions with a picture of the Sydney Harbour Bridge  

A traveller captures thick smoke covering Sydney CBD and harbour

A traveller captures thick smoke covering Sydney CBD and harbour

As of 5pm there were 125 fires burning across New South Wales, 54 of which were not contained.

'There are more than 2,100 personnel in the field. Strong winds are continuing in many parts of the state,' NSW RFS said.

'Smoke is lingering in many areas and is likely to continue into Tuesday.' 

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