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Smoke from Sumatran fires leads to air pollution warnings

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) in Pekanbaru, Riau, said that smoke from land and forest fires in several areas in Sumatra continued to cause the air quality to decline. “The air quality in several areas in Riau has … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Riau city soars to hazardous levels

Air pollution in Dumai, the epicentre of last year’s extreme haze, soared to very hazardous levels on Tuesday morning, as the dry season – and open burning – started much earlier this year. The Air Pollutant Index in Dumai, Riau … Continue reading

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Air quality drops, health at risk

Residents living in a number of regions in Riau province have been reminded of the dangers of inhaling haze from forest and peat fires, which has caused air quality to drop. In Dumai city, the quality of air on Tuesday … Continue reading

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