Regional Haze Situation
Regional Haze Update
Widespread shower activities are prevailing over the northern ASEAN region. A low pressure system is developing over the South China Sea east of Vietnam. In the southern ASEAN region, dry conditions continued to persist particularly over Sumatra. Isolated hotspots with localised smoke plumes were observed mainly in northern and western parts of Sumatra. In the next few days, prevailing winds in the region are expected to strengthen but continue to blow from the southeast or southwest.
Updated 5:29 PM 21 Jul
- The hotspots depicted in the map are derived from the NOAA satellite and they represent locations with possible active fires. Hotspots may go undetected due to cloudy conditions or incomplete satellite pass.
- The 2500 ft winds (depicted by arrows) are model analysis winds.