13 May '11, 10am

Hazy days ahead

Hazy days ahead

Singapore: A light blanket of haze has descended over Singapore. According to the National Environment Agency (NEA), prevailing winds blew slight haze from central Sumatra towards Singapore since Thursday afternoon. It noted that over the past few days, the region has been experiencing dry weather conditions and an increase in hotspots from 60 on Sunday 8 May to 156 on Tuesday 10 May, has been detected over central Sumatra. Despite the haze, the 24 hour Pollutant Standard Index (PSI) which measures air pollutants was rated at 60, which is in the moderate range. Over the weekend, the NEA said late morning and afternoon showers can be expected and these could bring temporary relief. However, winds blowing from the southwest or southeast may continue to bring in haze to Singapore over the weekend. The NEA added that it is monitoring the haze situation closely and those who re...

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