Agency warns of for­est fires

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The dis­as­ter mit­i­ga­tion agency has warned of an es­ca­lat­ing threat of for­est fires with the dry sea­son ex­pected to peak in com­ing months, while hot spots de­tected in the prov­ince of Aceh have al­ready been caus­ing chok­ing smoke. In­done­sia is reg­u­larly hit by for­est fires, which can re­sult in chok­ing smoke blow­ing across to neigh­bor­ing coun­tries like Sin­ga­pore and Malaysia.

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