Haze worsening in South Sumatra

Haze worsening in South Sumatra

29 September 2009

published by www.thejakartapost.com

Indonesia — Haze blanketed almost all of Palembang and other regencies in South Sumatra on Sunday.

Strong winds spread the haze to Ogan Komering Ilir, Ogan Ilir and Banyuasin regencies. The haze also caused respiratory problems and poor visibility for motorists.

“The haze has been covering the city since the first day of Idul Fitri,” Umar, a resident of North Indralaya, Ogan Ilir, said Sunday.

The haze mixed also blanketed roofs and windows of houses in several villages in the regency.

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