Regional Haze Situation
Latest Weather and Haze Situation
Isolated showers fell over many areas in the ASEAN region except Java, where weather was generally dry. Isolated hotspots were detected in the Mekong sub-region, but no significant smoke haze was observed. In the southern ASEAN region, hotspot activities were generally subdued except for isolated hotspots with localised smoke plumes detected in Peninsular Malaysia.
Weather and Haze Outlook
Scattered showers are forecast over the ASEAN region over the next few days, but weather may remain dry over Java. The prevailing winds in the Mekong sub-region are forecast to blow mainly from the southwest or west, while southeasterly or southwesterly winds are expected to prevail over the southern ASEAN region.
- 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.