Efforts against haze must continue despite clearer skies: Tony Tan

He was speaking during a visit to Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, which has been provided with portable air coolers to ease the discomfort of its elderly patients.

SINGAPORE - President Tony Tan Keng Yam sounded words of caution on Tuesday as rain fell for the first time since the haze swept over the city. "The winds have changed, the rain has come today...But fundamentally things haven't changed. Fires are still burning in Indonesia, The winds might come back again. The haze will be back," he said.