On January 1, 2020, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8
acquired a natural-color image (above) of thick smoke blanketing
southeastern Australia along the border of Victoria and New South Wales.
For comparison, the second image shows what the same area looked like
under cloud- and smoke-free conditions on July 24, 2019.
Not much one can add to describe how it has been...