Brisbane Blanketed In Thick, Murky 'Pea Soup' Fog
'It's a real pea-souper!'
That's how the Bureau of Meteorology, Queensland described the thick fog that covered Brisbane on Monday morning.
'Pea Soup Fog' refers to a very thick and sometimes yellow, green or black coloured fog -- and that's exactly what Brisbane experienced.
Residents of the Queensland capital shared photos of the heavy fog blanket on social media, with some incredible shots showing only the very tips of the city's skyline poking out from underneath the murky mass.
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Micheal Low Senior Operations Supervisor at Queensland Ambulance Service reminded drivers to be aware of the weather conditions when travelling to work.
"If motorists can just be vigilant on the road, just be aware of your surroundings and keep your lights on as you drive," Low said on Monday morning.
He also said there have been a number of traffic accidents in the early hours of the morning, including one at Cavendish Road and Chatsworth Road at 5.40am.
"We have had a few accidents this morning. We had one at Cavendish Road in particular, we had a vehicle into a power pole and that patient was transported into hospital," Low said.
At around 8am, fog in some parts of Brisbane had started to lift but there are still a number of warnings and traffic issues delaying commuters.
All lanes on William Jolly Bridge reopened at about 8.40 am after more than an hour of total closures. Delays are still being experienced on all approaches to the bridge and drivers are advised to use an alternate route or to allow extra travel time.
Wynnum Road inbound to the city is also suffering massive delays, with commuters advised to allow additional travel time there as well.
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