Cagayan de Oro, Philippines – As of September 25, the presence of haze continues to linger in the city and in nearby provinces in the region 10.
According to the latest transboundary haze air quality monitoring released by the Department of Environment and Natural Resource (DENR) 10, the “visual observation of the skies remain hazy slightly obstructing visibility.” One can observe the prevailing haze through observing distant mountain backdrop that is usually clear and unobstructed.
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Stated in the public advisory, the haze will remain for days “depending on the prevailing weather condition and wind direction.”
Therefore, encouraging everyone to limit outdoor exposure, especially those with sensitive respiratory health conditions and diseases. Moreover, DENR discourages open-burning activities such as the common sanitation siga during the late afternoon to avoid worsening the situation.
Check out the whole public advisory here:
—(Source: DENR 10)