Tag Archives: NEA – National Environment Agency

Singapore cracks world’s top 10 most-polluted cities as haze continues

Indonesian fires choking this part of the region have shot Singapore into the top 10 rankings of the world’s most polluted cities, according to live data from global air quality monitoring firm AirVisual this morning. Our haze situation remains firmly … Continue reading

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Air quality may enter unhealthy range Friday: NEA 

Air quality in Singapore is expected to be in the high end of the moderate range and may enter the low end of the unhealthy range tomorrow (Nov 6), the National Environment Agency (NEA). This may mark the end of … Continue reading

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Haze brings bootcamps, dragon boats to standstill in Singapore

Pollution from the burning of Indonesia’s rain forests appears to be claiming another casualty: physical fitness in Singapore. Poor air quality is keeping people indoors, denting demand for outdoor exercise in the usually balmy city-state. “We’re an outdoor fitness company, … Continue reading

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PSI slips into ‘unhealthy’ range

The Republic’s air quality worsened on Wednesday Oct 8 evening, as the three-hour Pollutants Standard Index PSI hit the ‘unhealthy’ range at 6pm with a 3-hour PSI reading of 102. The 3-hour PSI reading rose to 105 as of 7pm … Continue reading

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Haze this year ‘could be worse’ than last year’s record haze

If you thought last June’s record haze was bad, be prepared for it to get even worse this year. The Government is bracing itself against such a scenario, with a triple whammy of factors suggesting that Singapore may see pollutant … Continue reading

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New PSI reporting system to see more days with “moderate” air quality

From May 1, Singapore will see more days with the air quality being classified as in the “moderate” range, as concentrations of smaller polluting particles of PM2.5 will be included in the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) readings. “As a result … Continue reading

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Haze may return in coming days: NEA

Singapore’s National Environment Agency said hazy conditions may return to Singapore in the coming days. That may happen if dry weather persists in most parts of Sumatra and wind direction changes to blow from the west in the next two … Continue reading

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Singapore air pollution reaches lethal levels

Air pollution from forest fires in Indonesia’s Sumatra island reached severe levels in Singapore on Monday, triggering a health alert in the densely populated city-state. Skyscrapers including the famous Marina Bay Sands casino towers were shrouded in haze and the … Continue reading

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