44 hotspots detected in Sumatra

44 hotspots detected in Sumatra

Photo document of NOAA 18 satellite. (weather.gov.sg)

... most of the hotspots in Raiu or 9 hotspots were located in Indragiri Hilir District.
Pekanbaru, Riau (ANTARA News) - The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 18 operated in Singapore detected on Saturday 44 hotspots in Sumatra, of which 14 were found in Riau province, a regional disaster mitigation official said.

Head of Riau Regional Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) Said Saqlul Amri told the press that most of the hotspots in Raiu or 9 hotspots were located in Indragiri Hilir District.

The satellite also detected three hotspots in Kampar district and two hotpots in Bengkalis district.
(Uu.A014)

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