Water response to pesky problem

Water response to pesky problem
Singapore is lending two helicopters to Thailand to help combat the haze blanketing the north of the country. The two Chinook helicopters, which are currently in Thailand for the multilateral Cope Tiger exercise, will be deployed to douse the forest fires from Wednesday afternoon.

A Republic of Singapore Air Force Chinook drops water over a forest devastated by wildfires in Chiang Mai province yesterday.

Smog is an annual problem in northern Thailand as farmers burn the land to clear scrub or agricultural waste.


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