Haze: Air quality to stay in moderate range on Wednesday

People exercising at East Coast Park on Nov 8, 2015.
People exercising at East Coast Park on Nov 8, 2015.ST PHOTO: WONG KWAI CHOW

SINGAPORE - The air quality in Singapore is expected to be in the moderate range in the next 24 hours, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a statement issued on Tuesday (Nov 10).

Thundery showers in the afternoon also helped the air quality, following the slight haze on Monday night.

As at 6pm on Tuesday, the 24-hr PSI was in the moderate range of 69-81, with the 3-hour PSI at 56. Three hotspots detected in Sumatra on Tuesday, according to NEA. Moderate haze is observed over some parts of southern Sumatra.

The air quality is expected to stay in the moderate range on Wednesday (Nov 11). Thundery showers are forecast in the late morning and early afternoon of Wednesday, and prevailing winds are forecast to be weak and variable in direction.