Showers fell over many areas in the equatorial ASEAN region and central parts of Viet Nam today. In Sumatra, moderate to dense smoke haze from hotspots in Jambi and South Sumatra has been blown by the prevailing winds to affect central and western parts of the island. Isolated hotspots were detected in Kalimantan, but the hotspot and situation there has improved due to recent showers.
Updated 5:46 PM 16 Oct
Weather and Haze Outlook
For the next few days, scattered showers are forecast over many parts of the southern ASEAN region except in Java where dry weather is expected to persist. The prevailing winds are forecast to mainly blow from the northeast or southeast, with weaker winds expected along the equatorial region. In the northern ASEAN region, isolated showers with northeasterly or easterly prevailing winds are forecast.