TIME.CO, Jambi – Council of Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) Jambi found that from January to September 2023 there were 1,819 access point or hotspots in that province monitored via satellite.
BMKG Jambi provincial head Ibnu Sulistyo said that as the dry season continues into 2023, the number of hot spots in Jambi province continues to increase, where in the past nine months the number has reached 1,819 hot spots.
Meanwhile, in September, there were 714 hot spots. Therefore, he reminded the provincial government of Jambi (Pemprov) and the forest and land fire task force team (Karhutla) to pay attention to the possibility of a fire developing.
“BMKG Jambi Province also expects weather conditions to tend to be sunny and cloudy in the last few days,” he said, as quoted by Antara, Friday, September 29, 2023.
He also said that the peak of the dry season will still occur until the early period of October 2023.
Meanwhile, the air quality in Jambi city is currently very unhealthy, due to the impact of smoke from forest and land fires in South Sumatra. Therefore, people are advised to use masks during outdoor activities.
This morning, he said, the air condition was monitored, which was very unhealthy, and satellite monitoring results showed that the smoke covering the area of Jambi province at that time was smoke caused by fires in South Sumatra . It is estimated that the smoke will disappear only when the Jambi area receives rain.
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