Sunday, 18 October 2015

Snapshots of Hazy Singapore

The Straits Times delves into its archives for a look at some of the more prominent haze events
A car driving with full headlights on a brightly-lit street due to the thick haze on the evening of Oct 13, 1972. PHOTO: ST FILE

A heavy haze hanging over Orchard Road on Oct 10, 1972. PHOTO: ST FILE

The city centre enveloped in a reddish haze at about noon on Feb 20, 1975

A view of the haze- and mist-hit Jalan Kolam Ayer area at around 1.30pm on Oct 27, 1977

A plane taking off from Changi Airport amid hazy conditions on Sept 7, 1982. PHOTO: ST FILE

Singapore's CBD shrouded in haze on the evening of Sept 18, 1997. PHOTO: ST FILE

A pedestrian attempting to cross a street thick with haze in western Singapore on Sept 18, 1997. PHOTO: ST FILE
Cable cars to Sentosa disappear from view as the three-hour PSI hit 401 at noon on June 21, 2013. PHOTO: ST FILE
Heavy haze over a street in Whampoa estate at around 1am on Sept 25, 2015

read more