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Singapore smoky haze caused by Indonesian fires could last weeks

Updated: 2013-06-21 07:06
By Agencies in Singapore ( China Daily)

Singapore smoky haze caused by Indonesian fires could last weeks

A woman wears a mask as the Singapore Central Business District is covered with haze on Thursday. Singapore urged people to remain indoors amid unprecedented levels of air pollution as a smoky haze wrought by forest fires in neighboring Indonesia worsened dramatically. Joseph Nair / Associated Press

Singapore smoky haze caused by Indonesian fires could last weeks

Haze from fires in Indonesia blanketing Singapore could persist for weeks or longer, the city-state's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Thursday, as the smoke drove air quality to "hazardous" levels and disrupted business and travel in the region.

Singapore smoky haze caused by Indonesian fires could last weeks

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