PICTURES: Check Out Sydney Under A Giant Smoke Cloud Right Now

It's set to hang around most of the day

PICTURES: Check Out Sydney Under A Giant Smoke Cloud Right Now Nine News

This morning Sydneysiders woke up to smoke covering most of the city.

Earlier this morning the NSW Fire Service revealed that everything was ok.

NSW Fire Service spokesperson, James Morris revealed "a number of hazard reduction have occurred over the weekend... these were done successfully and will provide significant protection for homes around those areas. The smoke does cause issues, it might certainly put people out of place however, we'd rather do that this time of the year, when it's under a controlled environment rather than have it occur under the extreme summer heat and have people's lives and properties at threat".

While the smoke can be pretty heavy to go out your daily activities, many people took to social media to share their pictures of the smoke covering the city.

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When it comes to advice to those with breathing or health difficulties, they recommend seeking medical advice from health professionals.

Here are some tips on how you can protect your own health on days like today.

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