Melbourne’s skyline will be blanketed in a thick haze again on Monday, with experts saying smoke is being pushed towards the city from the East Gippsland fires once more. The city’s air quality was considered "moderate" on Sunday, as 20 fires burnt in Victoria’s north-east, but will drop significantly on Monday. The Environment Protection Authority’s state agency commander Marleen Mathias said while air quality remained "pretty good" across the state on Sunday, it wouldn’t last. Air quality in East Gippsland will drop to "hazardous" levels on Tuesday and Wednesday, after being considered "very poor" on Sunday. "The outlook is for air quality to move to ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’ right across the state on Monday and throughout Tuesday … before this, the weather had been in our favour, pushing the smoke away," she said. "We expect it should be similar to last Monday. That’s why we’ve been trying to […]