Fans on theAsianparent Facebook page have expressed concerns over the situation.
Mia Sham,Mother of 5 children
“This is bad news for people with asthma like me. I’ve been getting attacks almost everyday since Monday.”
The last PSI reading taken was at 11 am today. The PSI reading recorded currently, stands at 90. This reading falls within the moderate range.
A PSI reading of 0-50 is considered “good” while anything above 201 is unhealthy and hazardous.
The National Environment Agency (NEA) says a task force comprising of representatives of various government agencies and chaired by NEA, has drawn up a set of action plans to mitigate the impact of the haze in the event of a severe smoke haze episode.
The Inter-agency Haze Task Force (HTF) has met to prepare for the activation the Haze Action Plan to deal with the deteriorating smoke haze situation.
The Haze Action Plan spells out the measures that each agency would take to minimize the impact of the haze on the public at different levels of PSI.
For more information, the public can visit www.weather.gov.sg for hourly updates on the haze situation.IN Living in Singapore | October 22, 2010