Air quality expected to improve on Tuesday afternoon

Air quality expected to improve on Tuesday afternoon
The view from River Valley at noon on Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013. Slightly hazy conditions on Tuesday are expected to improve with the strengthening of winds, and change in wind direction to the later part of the day, Minister for Environment and Water Resources Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said in a Facebook post.

SINGAPORE - Slightly hazy conditions on Tuesday are expected to improve with the strengthening of winds, and change in wind direction to the later part of the day, Minister for Environment and Water Resources Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

 


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See below for Dr Balakrishnan's full post:

Moderate haze today due to hot spots in South Sumatra and south westerly winds.

However, air quality remains within the moderate range and normal activities can still be carried out. As at 1pm today, the 24-hour PSI is 26-32, and the 3-hour PSI is 55. The 24-hour PM2.5 is 16-20µg/m3.

The current slight hazy condition is expected to improve with the strengthening of winds, and change in wind direction to blow from south in the later part of today.

NEA will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when there are further developments.

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