Forest fire haze turns skies in parts of Indonesia red-orange

12:35 PM ET Tue, 24 Sept 2019

Haze from forest fires has turned skies in parts of Indonesia bright red-orange. The red skies are caused by a phenomenon called Mie scattering, according to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency. It's caused when a high concentration of pollutants scatters sunlight.