Home > News > Nation
Wednesday July 30, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday July 30, 2014 MYT 6:53:28 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: More than 400 hotspots have been detected in Indonesia.
According to Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), 143 of the hotspots were found in Riau province on the central eastern coast of Sumatra and 268 in West Kalimantan in Borneo.
Water bombings were being conducted at the hotspots to put out the fires, BNPB said in a statement on Tuesday.
“A mass area of some 848ha of land was covered in fire,” it added.
In fact, the number of hotspots in Sumatra has been reduced from 329 detected on Sunday, as reported by the state-run Antara News Agency.
Tags / Keywords:
hotspots, indonesia, haze
Haze: More Sumatra hotspots detected
More hotspots detected in Kalimantan
14 hotspots detected in South Kalimantan
200 new haze hotspots in Kalimantan
Hazy Raya with big rise in hotspots
Bizarre sea-life visitors arrive with North Pacific’s historic warmth
More relief for flood victims
Kudos to Satem for his now famous warning against illegal logging
Caring for Orangutan
Green reports rewarded
A Malaysian snail goes extinct; over 22,000 other species on the brink
Serious about seafood
Clarke in first test team, but must prove fitness
Kenya, via its capital Nairobi, is captivating
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)