Singapore could get slightly hazy over next few days: NEA

A hazy day at Marina Barrage on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016. The NEA has warned that Singapore could experience slight haze in the next few days.
A hazy day at Marina Barrage on Tuesday, Sept 27, 2016. The NEA has warned that Singapore could experience slight haze in the next few days. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - The National Environment Agency (NEA) has advised that dry weather conditions in Sumatra, combined with wind directions, could lead to slightly hazy conditions in Singapore over the next few days.

In a press release on Tuesday (Oct 18), the NEA said that the prevailing winds in the surrounding region are forecast to continue blowing from the south or southwest. As dry weather conditions are expected over parts of central and southern Sumatra, Singapore could experience slightly hazy conditions if hotspot activities increase in Sumatra.

However, the air quality forecast over the next 24 hours is expected to be in Band I and everyone can can continue with normal activities. Thundery showers are also expected tomorrow morning.

The NEA will monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary.

For updates, visit the NEA website (www.nea.gov.sg), MSS website (www.weather.gov.sg), the haze microsite (www.haze.gov.sg), mobile apps (myEnv and Weather@SG) or follow NEA on NEA Facebook (www.facebook.com/NEASingapore) and NEA Twitter (@NEAsg).