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16 sept. 2019 | 12h17 UTC

Singapore: Haze reaches worse level in three years in Singapore September 16 /update 1

Singapore Alerte de sécurité

Haze due to ongoing fires reaches worse level in three years September 16; situation to continue over the coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 16/9/2019, 12h00 until 18/9/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Singapore). COUNTRY/REGION Singapore

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Event

As of Monday, September 16, hazy conditions (dust, smoke, and vapor), which have reduced visibility and created health hazards, persist in the Malaysian peninsula, including in Singapore, due to ongoing large-scale forest and agricultural fires in Sumatra Island (Indonesia). 

On Monday afternoon (local time), Air Pollution Index (API) readings continued ranging from 144 to 153, following a report from the National Environment Agency (NEA),stating that air quality in Singapore has deteriorated to unhealthy level for the first time in three years on Saturday afternoon (local time), September 14.

The NEA declared the haze is forecast to gradually improve in the coming days.

Context

The Malaysian peninsula, including Singapore, frequently experiences air pollution (haze) caused by forest fires in Indonesia between June to October.

An API reading of 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 moderate, and 101-200 unhealthy.

Advice

Individuals present in Singapore are advised to monitor Air Pollutant Index Management System (APIMS) updates and health advisories issued by Singapore National Environment Agency (NEA). Seek medical assistance if needed and anticipate possible transportation disruptions.

 

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