- New photos from a village in Indonesia reveal that the skies are turning blood red as a dangerous side effect from the forest fires.
- The red hue is caused by harmful pollutants being expelled into the air.
- Neighboring countries like Malaysia and the Philippines are also seeing a thick grey smog in the skies.
The forest fires continue to blaze in Indonesia and it is wreaking havoc all over the country and its neighbors. The skies in several Indonesian provinces are now turning red from the deadly flames while an ominous haze hangs over neighboring countries like Malaysia and the Philippines.
The images of the blood-red sky were shared by Jamaludin, a resident of the village of Jebus in Indonesia. The seemingly post-apocalyptic red hue is said to be a sign of unusually high pollutant contents in the air. Unfortunately for the villagers, this is something that they are seeing on a regular basis since the forest fires were started in early September.
It might look like a shot from ‘Apocalypse Now’ but it’s actually a more recent photo from the village of Jebus.
According to Jamaludin, the terrible sight has been something the villagers would wake up to every morning.
“The thick smoke haze has been extraordinary this past week. At six or seven in the morning it was already dark,” Jamaludin said. “The haze has caused smoke particles and dust to rain down to the ground and you can only see between 40 to 50 metres in front of you.”
The village of Jambi also sees blood-red skies.
While the skies in Indonesia are turning red, nearby countries like Malaysia and the Philippines are seeing the ominous haze that looks like the thick fog from the horror novel The Mist. Thick grey smoke can be seen in the air, confirming that the effects of the forest fires are reaching other parts of Asia.
The thick fog can be seen in the islands of Leyte and Siquijor in the Philippines.
Most of the forest fires were started as a cheap way to clear land for agricultural use. Unfortunately, the fires are now causing toxic smog to envelop the country. As a result, most flights have to be cancelled while schools are being closed so people could avoid exposure to the deadly smog.
Here’s another video captured by a terrified woman.
Bees Kill Penguins by Stinging Them in the Eyes
2000 Kilogram Sunfish Caught Off North African Coast
Man Embezzles $57K in COVID-19 Relief to Buy Pokemon Cards
Florida Man Catches and “Recycles” Alligator in Driveway
Man Shocks Reporter on How He’d Spend the Lottery Winnings
Man Joins Search Operation Not Realizing He’s the One Missing
World’s Oldest Rhino Dies in Italian Zoo at 54 Years Old
Meet Quilty – Cat Escape Artist Helping Other Cats Jailbreak
Fans Use American Flag to Save Falling Cat During Football Game in Miami
TikToker Shares How She Tricked Invaders Who Tried Opening The Hotel Door While She Was Alone
Man Iced Neighbor Who Repeatedly Asked Him “When Are You Getting Married?”
Do You Live in One of These 15 Countries With The Most Beautiful Women on Earth?
The Secret Meaning of Anklets And Why Some Wives Wear Them
Waking Up Between 3 to 5 AM Could Mean You’re Experiencing Spiritual Awakening
Divorced Man Wrote 20 Epic Marriage Advice He Wished He Could Have Had
Haunting Photos of Two Tourists Snapped Just Before They Mysteriously Disappeared
“Chastity Cages” is the Latest Thing for Men
Pork Fat Is Officially One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods
Some Stranger Padlocked This Guy’s Earlobe And Ran Away With The Key
Three-Month-Old Baby Left Blind in One Eye After Family Friend Took His Picture
Entertainment9 months ago
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Could “Unite The People” If He Runs As US President, Says The Undertaker
OMG9 months ago
Pastor Heals People By Farting The ‘Holy Spirit’ On Their Faces
Sci/Tech7 months ago
After Over A Year Into The Pandemic, WHO Finally Admits Coronavirus Airborne Transmission Is Possible
Sci/Tech8 months ago
“Pyramid-Shaped” UFO Videos And Pics Are Authentic, Pentagon Confirms