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  • Thursday, July 17
  • Haze forecast for 18 July: Overall 24 hr PSI expected to be Moderate  
    As at 6pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 55-62 (Moderate). 16 hotspots were detected in Sumatra today. The low hotspot count was due to cloud cover over parts of the island. For 18 July, prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the south or southwest, with partly cloudy weather expected. The overall air quality for the next 24 hours is expected to be in the Moderate range and everyone can continue with normal activities.
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  • Thursday, July 17
  • Travellers advised to plan journey ahead when using land checkpoints during Hari Raya Puasa 
    Travellers using the Woodlands and Tuas land checkpoints during the Hari Raya Puasa period from Friday (25 July 2014) till Monday (28 July 2014), should expect delays. Traffic flow, for departure and arrival at both checkpoints is expected to be particularly heavy during this period. Motorists are advised to check on the traffic situation at both land checkpoints before setting off. They are reminded to abide by the rules at all times.
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  • Wednesday, July 16
  • Haze forecast for 17 July: Overall 24 hr PSI expected to be Moderate  
    As at 6pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 53-56 (Moderate). 4 hotspots were detected in Sumatra today. The low hotspot count was due to cloud cover over parts of the island. For 17 July, prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the southwest or south, with thundery showers in Singapore. The overall air quality for the next 24 hours is expected to be in the Moderate range and everyone can continue with normal activities.
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  • Tuesday, July 15
  • Haze forecast for 16 July: Overall 24 hr PSI expected to be Moderate 
    As at 6pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 53-58 (Moderate). 11 hotspots were detected in Sumatra today. The low hotspot count was due to partial satellite coverage over the region. For 16 July, prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the southwest or south, with thundery showers in the morning. The overall air quality for the next 24 hours is expected to be in the Moderate range and everyone can continue with normal activities.
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  • Tuesday, July 15
  • Retail Sales in May 2014 declined by 6% year-on-year 
    Retail sales for May fell 6% year-on-year but increased marginally after excluding sales of motor vehicles. Retailers of motor vehicles recorded a drop of 26.8% in May 2014 compared to May 2013. The higher sales of motor vehicles last year was partly due to the temporary lifting of loan restrictions on the purchase of pre-existing stock of used cars. Sales of food & beverage services rose 1.1% y-o-y. Other sectors including petrol service stations and department stores also saw increases.
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