19 Jun '13, 7am

Singapore pollution soars as haze from Indonesia hits air quality:

Singapore pollution soars as haze from Indonesia hits air quality:

Singaporeans reduced military training exercises, kept cough-stricken children indoors and wore protective masks to work after a smoky haze triggered by forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia caused air pollution to hit its worst level in nearly 16 years. Singapore 's main measurement of air quality has hovered at the unhealthy classification as smoke from blazes on Sumatra island drifted across the sea and cast a grey pall over the city-state's skyscrapers. The readings on the pollutant standards index were mostly between 104 and 123 on Tuesday, within the unhealthy range of between 101 and 200. A peak reading of 155 on Monday night was the highest since late 1997, when officials reported a 226 reading. Smoke haze is an annual problem for Singapore and its northern neighbour, Malaysia , often beginning midyear, when farmers in Indonesia seek to clear land cheaply by start...

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