26 hotspots found in North Sumatra: BMKG

Medan, N Sumatra – Twenty-six hotspots have been spotted in a number of parts of North Sumatra province by Sensing unit Modis NOAA20, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) reported on Monday.

The hotspots have actually been recognized in eight districts– 5 in Mandailing Natal, 2 in Tapanuli Selatan, one in Tapanuli Tengah, one in Tapanuli Utara, three in Toba Samosir, 10 in Dairi, one in Karo, and three in Sibolga, the BMKG Workplace in Medan said in a composed declaration released on Monday.

The BMKG has actually anticipated light rains in a number of locations on the eastern slope, eastern coast, western coast, and the North Sumatra range of mountains from Monday afternoon to night.

The firm has likewise anticipated that temperature level will stay in a variety of 25-34 degrees Celsius, air humidity will be 65-95 percent, with winds blowing from the north to the northeast at a speed of 5-25 kilometers per hour.

Related news: Satellites determine 23 hotspots of forest fires in North Sumatra

In the year ending February 13, 2021, fires gutted 55.71 hectares of land and forests in neighboring Riau province.

During the period, 45 hotspots were spotted in the districts of Siak, Bengkalis, and Rokan Hilir (Rohil), and Dumai city.

The 55.71 hectares of land and forests that were razed by the fires comprised 33 hectares of land in Siakt, 17.7 hectares in Bengkalis, 5 hectares in Rokan Hilir, and 0.01 hectare in Dumai, head of the Riau Provincial Natural Catastrophe Mitigation Agency, Edwar Sanger, stated just recently.

He said the location gutted by the fires showed a decline compared to the exact same duration last year, when the figure was tape-recorded at 284.57 hectares. (INE)

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