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Open burning the cause of local haze - MetMalaysia

Bernama

2 Mar 2021, 2:46 pm

Updated 4 months ago

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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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