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SMOKE FROM INDONESIA

Postby robin37 » Sun, 15 Oct 2006 7:15 pm

Hello,

we are booked to come to Singapore next week but I am reading and hearing that it is not salfe/healthy just how bad is the haze from the fires?

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Postby Elf » Sun, 15 Oct 2006 8:16 pm

It's quite bad, in comparison with the normal days, but many of us still walk in ths streets because it's still bearable so long as you don't spend too long hours outdoors, but not too good for those who suffer from asthmas.

Here's some photos taken yesterday of the haze in the city from the 30th floor.

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Postby jpatokal » Sun, 15 Oct 2006 9:09 pm

The National Environment Agency tracks haze status hourly:

http://www.nea.gov.sg/psi/

It's not good but not terrible right now. The good news is that the haze will probably be gone (for this year...) by the end of the month, when the monsoon rains kick in and douse the fires.
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Postby kakarukeys » Wed, 18 Oct 2006 12:46 pm

You can learn what PSI readings mean here:
http://www.thelocalking.com/singapore/o ... o-out.html

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Postby l0stAngeL » Wed, 18 Oct 2006 4:40 pm

i dont think its that bad. just look alittle hazy. but every thing remains the same here. psi has alrdy dropped to 67 now. but its not stable. :cool:

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Postby abbby » Wed, 18 Oct 2006 10:50 pm

Looks better today, PIS: 50 plus, let's hope it stays that way. :?
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Postby Bafana » Thu, 19 Oct 2006 4:42 pm

The Haze sucks.

It even delayed my flight from KK, Sabah to Brunei on Tuesday mornign makign me miss a Briefing and gnerally layign waste to my business trip. If you are flying in Borneo check your flight times and don't have really tight deadlines.

What I really don't like is the the mixture of hot, humid, haze - Meanign by the time you have walked a couple of kms you are covered in dirty sweat and generaly feel unclean.
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Re: SMOKE FROM INDONESIA

Postby tbwlhw » Fri, 20 Oct 2006 5:41 pm

[quote="robin37"]Hello,

we are booked to come to Singapore next week but I am reading and hearing that it is not salfe/healthy just how bad is the haze from the fires?[/quote]its still quite bad till now but sometimes it is ok
oh nobody ask me a question today YEah~~

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Postby kakarukeys » Sat, 21 Oct 2006 11:27 am

do singapore scientists have the technology to make rain. make some rain for us leh....

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Postby l0stAngeL » Sat, 21 Oct 2006 6:17 pm

:shock: wouldn't e rain be even more unhealthy!!???
it comes in contact with us! more ppl wil get sick.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 21 Oct 2006 8:45 pm

Why would people get sick from rain?

The Haze affects the lungs....

Do you inhale rain? :???:

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Sat, 21 Oct 2006 9:33 pm

maybe confusion with acid rain?

by the way is anyone else getting chapped lips because of the haze? i hardly ever do and am wondering why i'm getting it now.

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Postby kakarukeys » Sun, 22 Oct 2006 2:17 pm

haze is not acidic, when dissolved in water, will not affect us, unless someone drinks it.

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Postby jhouse » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 2:30 pm

kakarukeys wrote:do singapore scientists have the technology to make rain. make some rain for us leh....


yes,, this is call rain seedling, it has been around long long time ago

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 26 Oct 2006 4:04 pm

jhouse,

Before you go shouting in large blue print you should get your facts straight. What is rain seedling? Tiny young rain?

It's called "cloud seeding". #-o ](*,)


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