Dry weather conducive for open burning, experts warn


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  • Monday, 13 Jan 2020

REPORTS BY IMRAN HILMY , RAHIMY RAHIM , SIRA HABIBU, DIYANA PFORDTEN and ILI AQILAH

PETALING JAYA: Climate experts are warning that the approaching dry weather will provide a conducive environment for open burning in the country.

Prof Dr Fredolin Tangang said during dry conditions – brought about by the absence of rain for several weeks – biomass materials exposed from illegal open burning could contribute to haze and cause serious health effects.

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