Singapore experiences 'deteriorating hazy conditions'

Singapore experiences 'deteriorating hazy conditions'

 

SINGAPORE - Singapore is experiencing "deteriorating hazy conditions" due to "an incoming haze cloud from Sumatra" environment minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in a Facebook post on Sunday.


Get the full story from The Straits Times.

In a statement posted on Facebook, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said that the 24-hr PSI over the next six hours will be in the high end of the moderate range.

Here is the advisory NEA released via Facebook on Sunday night:

Singapore is experiencing deteriorating hazy conditions due to an incoming haze cloud we have detected southwest of Singapore. Air quality is slightly elevated and there are reports of burning smells in the central and eastern regions of Singapore.

As at 7pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 53-56, in the Moderate range. The forecast for the 24-hr PSI over the next six hours is in the high end of the Moderate range.

Given the air quality forecast, normal activities can continue. NEA is monitoring the situation closely and will provide subsequent updates should the situation changes.

The haze forecast for tomorrow will be issued soon.

Here is what minister Vivian Balakrishnan's said on his Facebook page:

Singapore is experiencing deteriorating hazy conditions due to an incoming haze cloud from Sumatra.

The forecast for the 24-h PSI over the next six hours is in the high end of the moderate range or even low unhealthy level. NEA will keep us updated.

For more haze updates from AsiaOne, click here:

More about

Purchase this article for republication.

BRANDINSIDER

SPONSORED

Most Read

Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox
By signing up, you agree to our Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions.