Haze forces school closures in Malaysia, with officials to try cloud-seeding to induce rain

September 15, 2015 4:09 AM

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – A layer of heavy haze has forced Malaysian authorities to shut schools in four states, including Kuala Lumpur, with officials to begin cloud seeding operations to try to induce rain to help clear the air.

The thick, dirty white haze blanketed many parts of Malaysia early Tuesday, with 34 out of 52 air quality stations recording unhealthy air levels.

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