It's getting bad

A dog is seen wearing a face mask for protection against intense forest fire smoke in Moscow. The daily mortality rate in the city has doubled and morgues are overflowing amid an acrid smog caused by the worst heatwave in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000025" title="Russia" href="/topic/international/russia-PLGEO00000025.topic">Russia's</a> history, according to officials.

( Photo by Viktor Drachev /AFP/ Getty Images )

A dog is seen wearing a face mask for protection against intense forest fire smoke in Moscow. The daily mortality rate in the city has doubled and morgues are overflowing amid an acrid smog caused by the worst heatwave in Russia's history, according to officials.

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