Pollution haze affects Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

The forest fires in Indonesia, along with a long dry season, have caused air pollution above hazardous levels to blanket Southeast Asia in haze that may be the worst on record. Companies are illegally clearing land by burning. Countries mainly affected are Borneo, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia. The smoke haze is spreading to Thailand.

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Health departments are distributing masks and recommended that they be worn both outdoors and indoors. Limit outdoor activities as much as possible.

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