It's like something straight out of a horror movie.
With certain areas of British Columbia under a travel advisory due to raging wildfires, people are taking to social media to show just how apocalyptic-looking the situation actually is.
During the month of August, several parts of B.C. have dealt with scorching temperatures under a heat dome, which has led to more fires and, in turn, more smokey skies and poor-quality air conditions.
As of Monday, August 16, there were 266 active fires burning across the province, resulting in some seriously startling pics.
My sister lives in Merritt, BC. This a pic from outside her front door looking north around 8:15 PDT August 15, 202… https://t.co/BSSGaCFpK3— Patrick Siedlecki (@Patrick Siedlecki) 1629085174.0
Photos taken during the afternoon on Sunday, August 15 look like they were shot at dusk due to the smokey sky.
This was 3pm along Highway 97 through the North Okanagan: approaching the wildfire smoke drifting east from… https://t.co/txkhg0vCVE— Doris Maria Bregolisse (@Doris Maria Bregolisse) 1629069323.0
Someone tweeted about being able to smell the wildfires from inside a plane during a flight through "hell."
So I just flew over and then through hell between Vancouver and Kelowna. At one point it was pitch black outside th… https://t.co/Yc5TDaOKFy— Lisa Kadane (@Lisa Kadane) 1629070965.0
It's so surreal that it doesn't even look like Canada.
From otherworldly yellows to sinister red skies.
This was taken at 4pm. Looking west, north end of Rose Swanson Mountain. #bcwildfires https://t.co/LmLINioFsL— Mike Al (@Mike Al) 1629071205.0