Regional Haze Situation
Regional Haze Update
Scattered showers fell over the northern ASEAN region. Current rainy conditions are expected to continue with prevailing winds blowing from the southwest or west in the next few days. The southern ASEAN region remained generally dry. Smoke haze from persistent hotspot clusters continued to be observed in Sarawak, Kalimantan and central Sumatra. While the southern ASEAN region is expected to remain generally dry, there may be an increase in shower activities over northern Sumatra toward the end of the week. Over the next few days, winds are forecast to blow from the southeast or southwest. Transboundary smoke haze may continue in some parts of the region as a result of the prevailing dry conditions.
Updated 6:45 PM 15 Aug
- 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.