Smoke Alert for Mandurah through to Bunbury including Dwellingup in the Shires of Murray, Waroona and Harvey and City of Mandurah.
The Parks and Wildlife Service at the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions has issued a smoke alert for Mandurah through to Bunbury including Dwellingup.
The smoke is the result of a prescribed burn being carried out in the 12km north-north-east of Dwellingup.
The smoke is expected to clear by tomorrow.
WHAT TO DO:
If the smoke is particularly thick, it is recommended people shut doors and windows and turn off air-conditioners.
Smoke may reduce visibility on some roads and motorists should take care, turn on headlights and travel at appropriate speeds when travelling in these areas.
People with asthma and pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses should follow their pre-prepared treatment plan.
People with conditions exacerbated by smoke should take precautions in line with their medical advice for these circumstances.