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A tennis player was forced to abandon an Australian Open match over a coughing fit caused by smoke from bushfires

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Slovenian tennis player Dalila Jakupovic was forced to abandon her Australian Open qualifying match in Melbourne, Australia, after she broke into a coughing fit caused by poor air quality in the city.
On Tuesday, the air quality in parts of Melbourne reached hazardous levels , due to smoke from nearby bushfires, which have plagued the country for months.
The smoke was so bad that the Australian Open qualifying matches were delayed on Tuesday afternoon due to dangerous air, but resumed shortly after.
Officials have said this bushfire season is likely to be the worst on record, as millions...
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Melbourne suffocated with hazardous smoke after Australian bushfires

Melbourne suffocated with hazardous smoke after Australian bushfires

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The Victorian state officials warned that Australia's devastating bushfire leads to hazardous smoke. The devastating bushfire season of Australia is far from over despite cooler weather this week, Victorian state officials warned on Tuesday as Melbourne was blanketed by hazardous smoke.
At least 180 fires continued to burn across Victoria and New South Wales states although widespread rainfall is forecast for fire-hit areas on the east coast from Wednesday. About 20 bushfires were yet to be contained in NSW, Australia's most populous state, while in Victoria five fires were at the ‘Watch...
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