The haze has been reportedly observed in Puerto Princesa, Palawan since Friday.
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Pagasa warns vs haze from Indonesia forest fires
Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) warned residents of Palawan and Tawi-Tawi of poor visibility due to haze from forest fires in Indonesia.

“We warn our fishermen against low horizontal visibility, specially at night,” PAGASA-Puerto Princesa chief meteorological officer Sonny Pajarilla said in an interview over GMA News.

The haze has been reportedly observed in Puerto Princesa, Palawan since Friday.

Tawi-Tawi residents reportedly mistook the thick smoke as fog.

Nearly 150,000 people were treated for acute respiratory infections in recent months due to the haze, according to reports.                 

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