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Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

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Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Hi there, please could anyone currently in KK let me know how bad or otherwise the haze "situation" is?

Have read news reports re smoke from wildfires in Sumatra causing problems in Singapore but our travel agent has now emailed stating that there is a dense haze in KK that may be dangerous health wise!

We are due to arrive in KK in a weeks time, so any updates would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks.

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1. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Hi,

It just rained last night, so the haze level has been brought down a little. It's at moderate level as of now. Can hardly see Mt. Kinabalu though.

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Thanks Sabah Girl. What a shame. Do the weather forecasters have any idea when things might improve?

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3. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Not really...it will be clear as soon as the fire is cleared at Kalimantan i suppose. Now they are dropping water bombs at the affected area.

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4. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

When I left KK this morning the haze had reduced by a lot compared to a few days ago. Really not to bad at all.

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5. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

That's great. Thank you both. Coming from Scotland a bit of haze doesn''t worry us too much as long as the air is breathable! I hope the situation improves soon for everyone living in the affected areas. We will be in KK next week and are looking forward to it so much. Big W, we hope you had a great trip. Thanks again.

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6. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

It has been raining....the sky looks pretty alright today

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7. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Thanks Sabah Girl, glad it's getting better each day.

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8. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Haze in Kota Kinabalu has been washed away by rain today.

Cheerz travelers!

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9. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Hi Sabah Girl, you've been really helpful, thank you very much.

Are you finding at the moment that the weather in Kota Kinabalu is mostly sunny in the mornng and rainy in the afternoon and evenings? Forecast here in the UK says it's raining all day long in KK but I think that's probably not accurate!!

Thanks again for all your help .

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10. Re: Haze in Kota Kinabalu?

Hi livinonbeans

Am sure nickie will fill you in on weather being unpredictable as is the case everywhere. But fyi in relation to the last couple of days has rained (stormy) in the afternoon. Yesterday about 4pm today about 2:30pm. Tomorrow who knows - august???? As for all day definitely not

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