Mayor of Pontianak, Sutarmidji via social media, Sunday night, instructed schools in Pontianak City to end the learning and teaching activities, because of the poorer air quality in Pontianak, the impact of the Karhutla  "Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, regarding the air condition in Pontianak City is very bad, so I give the assignment to leave school children from PAUD, kindergarten, elementary school from 20 to 26 August and re-enter on 27 August 2018 "Sutarmidji said through social media.
Then, according to him, for junior high school / equivalent, re-enter or re-study on 24 August 2018.
That, Yudi, one of the teachers in Pontianak City, confirmed that the school activities in Pontianak were closed because of the thicker effects of the smoke.
must use a mask, "he said.
From field monitoring, from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm, the view of the road was quite short, so motorcycles and quadricycles had to be careful.  "I have difficulty breathing, my chest feels tight and my eyes feel painful when wearing two-wheeled vehicles, although I have used a mask and a closed helmet," said Masdar, a resident of North Pontianak Canton. 
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