Indonesian forest fire haze lifting in Thai south

Indonesian forest fire haze lifting in Thai south

20 July 2006

published by Antara News 

The Indonesian forest fire haze which has enveloped southern Thailand in
smog for some days began lifting in Songkhla on Wednesday morning.
According to news reports, the haze has lessened due to rain Tuesday night,
improving visibility and bringing welcome relief for people suffering from
respiratory ailments.

The local meteorological office warned although the strong southwesterly
wind which has been carrying dust particles from Sumatra have weakened, it
is still possible that the haze will return as some of the fires have not
yet died down.

Dr. Kritha Thamkampee, a lung specialist at Songkha Nakharin Hospital said
that the hospital is surveying patients with respiratory disease which may
have increased due to the blanket of smog, TNA reported.


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien