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Air quality in Riau worsens after fires


Annual occurrence: An Indonesian firefighter extinguishing a wildfire in Pekanbaru, Riau province. — AFP

Annual occurrence: An Indonesian firefighter extinguishing a wildfire in Pekanbaru, Riau province. — AFP

Pekanbaru: Air quality in Dumai regency, Riau, has worsened, with the latest air quality index showing a moderate level of pollution resulting from recent fires in surrounding peatland, an official has said.

Dumai Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) head Tengku Ismed said pollutant particles in the air had increased.

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