20 Jun '13, 3am

Smog in Singapore rose to hazardous levels due to forest-clearing fires in neighboring Indonesia.

Smoke from forest fires in Indonesia has choked neighboring Singapore and Malaysia, prompting Singaporean officials to press Jakarta for urgent action against the haze that has pushed the city-state's air pollution to the worst level in 16 years. The haze, blown from fires in Sumatra Island, hit Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia over the weekend and lifted air-pollution indexes in both countries into "unhealthy" territory. Iconic skyscrapers in Singapore's business district remained shrouded in smog Tuesday and some residents donned masks and stayed indoors. In Singapore, the three-hour Pollutant Standards Index—a measure developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—peaked at 155 ...

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