Haze cloud reaches Thailand, schools shut in Malaysia
October 07, 2015
The Malaysian government has ordered schools to be shut nationwide in order to put children away from the thick and hazardous haze. The haze is due to smoke from the burning forest in Indonesia.
The haze has blanketed parts of Malaysia and Singapore for about a month. On Monday the haze reached Thailand, it is the first time the haze has reached this far north. The air pollution hit hazardous levels in Shah Alam, capital of Malaysia’s Selangor state. This has prompted authorities to close...