Increasing smoke haze in Jambi, impact of forest and land fires in South Sumatra

TIME.CO, JambiAs soon as possible following forest and land (karhutla) fires in southern Sumatra, driven into the region by wind JambiDo smog Coverage of the city has become increasingly dense in recent days.

“From Jambi BMKG monitoring, over the last two days the haze has become increasingly dense in Jambi, especially in the city and its surroundings,” said Annisa Fauziah, data and information coordinator at the Sultan Thaha Jambi weather station, quoted by Antara. , Friday 29 September 2023.

Based on satellite monitoring results, he said, this condition occurred, among other things, because smoke from fires in South Sumatra was blown by the wind into the area of ​​Jambi province.

“We know there were fires in Ogan Komering Ilir and Musi Banyuasin, (because) the wind was coming from the southeast (smoke) entering Jambi province,” he said.

Annisa said the thick smog made visibility in the area around Sultan Thaha Jambi Airport only 1,500 metres, lower than normal visibility which is between 5,000 and 10,000 metres.


He said it was possible that smoke haze would still cover the Jambi area until rain fell.

According to him, rain is expected to fall in Jambi city, as well as Muarojambi and East Tanjungjabung regencies on October 2, 2023.

Annisa appealed to residents to wear masks when carrying out outdoor activities during the haze covering Jambi City.

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