Rainwater during haze not harmful, but don't drink or cook with it

A woman covering herself from the sudden rain near City Square Mall at about 1.40pm on Sept 23, 2019. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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Rain provided respite from the haze yesterday and the weatherman says more wet weather can be expected over the next few days.

However, readers of The Straits Times have asked: "When rain mixes with haze, does this create a poisonous mix?"

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 25, 2019, with the headline Rainwater during haze not harmful, but don't drink or cook with it. Subscribe