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Hazy days ahead…

August 12th, 2005 by Jabez Gan [MVP]

Days have been hazy for Malaysians due to the forest burning in Indonesia. Wind is blowing the smokes to Malaysia and 2 cities have been declared Haze Emergancy because of having more than 500 of Air Pollitant Index (API). What does this mean?

The Haze Emergancy guideline reads:

When the Haze Emergency has been declared, the State Management and Disaster Committee must take the following actions:

a) Issue an order for the closure of all government and private offices and other work places including factories, plantations, construction and quarries.

Why are you blowing towards Malaysia?

A photo shows Kuala Lumpur with clear skies in January, left, and as it appears on August 10.

Source: The Star
Source: CNN

Posted in Daily Life, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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6 Responses

  1. Andre Says:

    I guess the situation is worse there than it is in Portugal, then… And we are the European Union’s country with the biggest burnt area this year…

  2. Patrick S Says:

    Ohhhh yea thats bad (looking at the pic)
    Hope it cleas up soon!

  3. PatrickE Says:

    Looks like the LA skyline (where I am now) every day! Too much smog here.. flying home tomorrow though

  4. JabezG Says:

    If it’s like the LA skylines, I would say LA people all are sick LOLz 😉

    It’s much better today FYI.

  5. Patrick E Says:

    lol well the LA skyline wasn’t *that* bad… but it was def. so smoggy you couldn’t see the mountains in the distance, too many cars out there

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