200 new haze hotspots in Kalimantan


Barely visible: Motorists braving a thick veil of smog from wildifires caused by open burning at the Tudan Squatter Resettlement Scheme near Miri.

PETALING JAYA: A drastic increase of almost 200 hotspots were detected in Kalimantan, Indonesia, within a span of 24 hours, says Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

He said 170 hotspots were detected on Sept 30, but had jumped to 367 on Wednesday.

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