Dry conditions prevailed over most parts of the southern ASEAN region, except for some showers which fell over central Sumatra and southern parts of the Peninsular Malaysia. In Kalimantan and parts of Sumatra, isolated hotspots with localised smoke plumes continued to be observed. For the next few days, winds are expected to continue to blow from the southeast or south. An increase in hotspot activities in fire-prone areas is likely under persisting dry conditions.
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Latest Weather and Haze Situation

Showers fell over some areas in the northern ASEAN region. In the southern ASEAN region, dry weather prevailed except in central Sumatra and southern parts of the Peninsular Malaysia where there were some showers. Localised smoke plumes were observed in the vicinity of isolated hotspots in Kalimantan and Sumatra.

Weather and Haze Outlook

A large scale weather system is expected to bring increased rainfall and strong winds over the Philippines in the next few days. Showers are forecast in the Mekong sub-region, and over Peninsular Malaysia and northern Sumatra. Elsewhere, the prevailing dry weather is expected to persist. Winds are forecast to blow mainly from the southwest or west in the northern ASEAN region, and from the southeast or south in 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.