Update On Haze Situation (30 December 2013)

Singapore, 30 December 2013 – Air quality has deteriorated since yesterday, but has remained in the Good range with 24-hr PSI at 6pm today in the range of 44 to 49 (Good). The 3-hr PSI is 38. 24-hr PM2.5 is the range of 25 to 30μg/m3.

2Northern ASEAN and parts of East Asia have been experiencing dry weather conditions over the past several weeks. A total of 110 hotspots were detected in Northern ASEAN on 29 December. The haze is due to dust particles conveyed by the winds blowing from the north or northeast.

3For the next few days, showers are forecast over Singapore, and we expect the air quality to improve and remain in the Good range.

4NEA is monitoring the situation closely and will provide further updates when necessary.

Update on haze situation 30 Dec 2013

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