NEA Says Haze Situation Alleviated For Now

With the holiday season approaching, Singaporeans may be happy to learn that they can continue with outdoor activities for now.

The haze that has afflicted Singapore for a prolonged period this year is likely to be over, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) yesterday (15 Nov).

According to NEA, the increase in rain over the past two weeks signals the end of the traditional dry season in the region, and has helped to alleviate the hotspot and haze situation in Sumatra and Kalimantan. The likelihood of transboundary haze affecting Singapore is low for the rest of the year, though brief periods of slight haze may occur if winds are unfavourable.

NEA will stop issuing their daily haze advisories, but will continue to monitor the haze situation and update the public when necessary.

Air quality readings will still be available on the haze microsite (www.haze.gov.sg) and NEA corporate website (www.nea.gov.sg).

What outdoor plans are you most looking forward to, now that the haze period is likely to be over?

Sources:

NEA Haze Situation Update (15 November 2015) on http://www.nea.gov.sg

“Haze period could be over, says NEA” (TODAY, 16 Nov 2015)

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