08 Sep '11, 8am

Singapore may experience hazy conditions in the next 2 weeks as south winds are expected to blow smoke over from Sumatra

Singapore may experience hazy conditions in the next 2 weeks as south winds are expected to blow smoke over from Sumatra

Singapore may experience hazy conditions in the next two weeks as winds from the south are expected to blow smoke over from Sumatra. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN By Ng Kai Ling Singapore may experience hazy conditions in the next two weeks as winds from the south are expected to blow smoke over from Sumatra. The National Environment Agency said in an air quality update that hotspots with slight to moderate smoke haze had been detected in the central and southern parts of Sumatra. The months of June to September is the traditional dry season for the southern Asean region when farmers and logging companies in Sumatra and Kalimantan take to razing the land. Singapore's 24-hour Pollutant Standards Index reading at 4pm on Wednesday was 36, which was within the good air quality range.

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