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Tamworth's air quality 'very poor'


Snapshot of Tamworth's smokey sky on Sunday.

The air quality in Tamworth is very poor, as the Rural Fire Service tackle multiple blazes in the region.


According to the NSW Air Quality Index, Tamworth is currently at 198 - just two points off from being hazardous.


Where possible, people should stay indoors to avoid irritations to the eyes, nose and throats.

People with asthma, heart disease and other lung and heart conditions should stay indoors and avoid physical activity outdoors.


Gunnedah’s air quality has been labelled poor while Armidale’s is listed as hazardous.