The haze that blanketed parts of Mindanao and some islands in the Visayas, which is a combination of smoke and haze or “smaze” from forest fires in Indonesia, can reach Manila if another storm hits the country, an expert said.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (Pagasa) said the “smaze” was caused by equatorial winds enhanced by Typhoon Lando.

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