Open burning the cause of local haze - MetMalaysia


2 Mar 2021, 2:46 pm

Updated 4 months ago


Several areas in the country are experiencing "local haze” which, among others, results from opening burning, especially during the current hot weather, said Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) deputy director-general (Strategic & Technical) Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip.

He said the lack of rainfall and open burning activities contributed to the unhealthy air pollution index, thus causing haze.

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