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RECENT HAZE IS CAUSED BY NORTHERN ASEAN REGION & OURSELVES

National Environment Agency (NEA) said that hotspots in the northern ASEAN region and local vegetation fires are some factors that could have contributed to the burning smell in Singapore. As the northern part of Southeast Asia is currently experiencing the traditional dry season, there has been a rise in the number of hotspots. In Singapore, there has also been incidences of vegetation fires. There has been 121 vegetation fires this year and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) attended to 20 of such incidences.

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