Sorong Jubi – The Jeffman BMKG station in Sorong said it had recorded more than 240 hotspots throughout the provinces of Maluku, Papua and West Papua.
West Papua province contribute sas many as 50 fires in Kokas, Bintuni Bay, BMKG said.
Therefore, BMKG Sorong continues to monitor the spread of fires that burn peat in some areas in West Papua.
Widespread smog that hit West Papua due to peat fires is predicted to continue to increase over the long drought period that hit the region.
BMKG Jeffman staffer, Ida Ria said, this point spread in various daerai, even more severe in the Moluccas, Bulah and Seram islands up to Sorong.
“Sorong more smog submissions received,” he told the Jubi in Sorong, Thursday (22/10/2015).
H appealed to the citizens not to burn the forest to prevent the spread of smoke. (Niko MB/Tina)