Singapore smog from Indonesia fire ‘could last weeks’

BBC: Singapore's prime minister has warned that the haze engulfing the city-state could last for weeks, as air pollution soared to record levels. The pollution standards index peaked at 371 on Thursday, breaking previous records and well above hazardous levels, before falling to about 300. The haze is the result of forest fires started by farmers clearing land on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The issue has sparked accusations between the two neighbours. Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore's Environment......

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