Tag: air pollution

NEA: Persistent Sumatran forest fires may cause increasingly “unhealthy” air in Singapore

Singapore — Singaporeans, prepare for more polluted air as the situation in Sumatra worsens. The National Environment Agency warned of increasingly "unhealthy" air quality. On Tuesday evening, the 24-hour Pollutant Standard Index (PSI) ranged between 85 and 96. A PSI ranging from 101 and 200 is...

Haze forecasted in August following fires in Indonesia

The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) has predicted that the warm and dry conditions are expected to intensify this month. They add that due to the intrusion of dry air from high pressure systems in the southern hemisphere, the weather in the first two weeks of...

Burning smell in Singapore’s east due to fire at Johor landfill: NEA

The burning smell that has lingered in the air and has been bothering residents in the eastern side of Singapore was due to a fire at a landfill in Johor, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said. Upon checking, the Department of Environment in Johor confirmed that...