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  • Thursday, October 23
  • Expect moderate air quality and afternoon showers on 24 Oct 
    Smoke haze was visible in Kalimantan. The total number of hotspots for both Kalimantan and Sumatra stands at 108. The overall air quality at 6 pm hovered between 75 and 79, remaining in the moderate range. For tomorrow, prevailing winds will blow from the south-east or south-west, bringing showers in the afternoon. There may be the occasional slight haze but overall air quality is expected to remain in the moderate range.
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  • Thursday, October 23
  • Core inflation eases on lower healthcare costs in September 2014 
    Enhanced medical subsidies, such as the Pioneer Generation Package, slowed down the inflation rate for September 2014. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all items for September 2014 rose by 0.6% year-on-year. The MAS Core Inflation rate declined from 2.1% a month ago to 1.9%.
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  • Wednesday, October 22
  • More thundery showers and the occasional slight haze on 23 Oct 
    Smoke haze was visible in Kalimantan today while extensive cloud cover meant that only 78 hotspots sighted in Kalimantan. At 7 pm today, the 24-hr PSI remained well in the moderate range, between 59 and 64. The forecast for tomorrow is thundery showers in the late morning and early afternoon with the occasional slight haze. Prevailing winds will be light. Moderate overall air quality is expected.
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  • Tuesday, October 21
  • Occasional slight haze and thundery showers for Deepavali 
    A total of 60 hotspots were sighted in both Sumatra and Kalimantan, mainly due to extensive cloud cover. 24-hr PSI at 7 on was in the moderate range, between 68 to 80. For Deepavali, expect the trend of thundery showers in the late morning and early afternoon to continue. There will also be the occasional slight haze. The overall PSI will likely hover between the high end of the moderate range and the low end of the unhealthy range.
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  • Tuesday, October 21
  • Deepavali greetings from PM 
    The Prime Minister wishes all Indians who celebrate the festival a Happy Deepavali.
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