Since Feb, there were 30 cases of local vegetation fires. Last week, a Johor hotspot resulted in a burning smell around Singapore. The fires, bringing haziness and a burning smell, are due to ongoing seasonal dry conditions.
Look at NEA’s one-hour PM2.5 readings to decide. When the reading hits Band 2, you’re urged to reduce strenuous outdoor activities for the next hour.
Not this month at least. Experts say that although the number of hot spots in Indonesia and Malaysia have increased due to the dry conditions, rain is forecasted for March.
PRODUCED BY: JO-ANN QUAH