Singapore on watch for La Nina, ahead of haze season

Climate phenomenon brings wet weather during dry months that could douse fires

Should a climate phenomenon known as La Nina develop there could be rain even in the usually dry months.
Should a climate phenomenon known as La Nina develop there could be rain even in the usually dry months.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

The dry season in South-east Asia is just around the corner, but the region could experience some relief from haze this year.

Should a climate phenomenon known as La Nina develop - as models are predicting it to - there could be rain even in the usually dry months.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2020, with the headline 'Singapore on watch for La Nina, ahead of haze season'. Print Edition | Subscribe