SINGAPORE - The air quality till Tuesday at 6pm is expected to be in the moderate range, the National Environment Agency said on Monday evening in the first of its daily haze forecasts for the haze season.
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Here is the advisory from NEA:
Haze Situation Update (June 16)
SINGAPORE - The weather today was fair. As at 6pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 52- 54, in the Moderate range.
The number of hotspots detected in Sumatra today was 114. Localised smoke plumes were observed to emanate from some of the hotspots in Riau Province.
With the onset of Southwest Monsoon conditions over the region, the prevailing winds are forecast to vary between southerly and south-westerly. For tomorrow, thundery showers are expected in the morning for Singapore. The overall air quality for the next 24 hours is expected to be in the Moderate range.
The health impact of haze is dependent on one's health status, the PSI level, and the length and intensity of outdoor activity.
Reducing outdoor activities and physical exertion can help limit the ill effects from haze exposure.
Persons who are not feeling well, especially the elderly and children, and those with chronic heart or lung conditions, should seek medical attention. Given the air quality forecast for the next 24 hours, everyone can continue with normal activities.
For updates, visit our NEA website (www.nea.gov.sg), the haze microsite (www.haze.gov.sg), or follow us on NEA Facebook (www.facebook.com/NEASingapore) and NEA Twitter (@NEAsg).