Regional Haze Situation
Latest Weather and Haze Situation
Scattered showers fell over many parts of the southern ASEAN region. The hotspot situation in southern Sumatra cannot be fully determined due to cloudy conditions. However, air quality at Palembang was at "Unhealthy" level based on the latest reading, which could indicate hazy conditions on the ground. In the northern ASEAN region, Tropical Storm KALMAEGI brought cloudy and rainy conditions over most parts of the Philippines, while dry weather, which has prevailed over most parts of the Mekong sub-region in the last few days, persisted.
Weather and Haze Outlook
For the next few days, showers are forecast over many parts of the southern ASEAN region. However, drier conditions are expected to return to the southern parts of Sumatra and Kalimantan, and the Java sea area toward the end of the week. In the northern ASEAN region, Tropical Storm KALMAEGI is forecast to continue to bring scattered showers to the Philippines, while dry weather is forecast to persist in the Mekong sub-region. The winds are expected to blow mainly from the northeast or southeast over the ASEAN region.
- The hotspots depicted on the map are derived from the NOAA satellite and they represent locations with possible fires. Hotspots may go undetected due to cloudy conditions or incomplete satellite pass.
- Reprocessed satellite data will be availed at a later timing. The hotspot information derived from satellite data reprocessed may differ slightly from that received near real-time but reprocessing is necessary for better quality data.
- The 2500 ft winds (depicted by arrows) are model analysis winds.