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Downpours aid battle against Indonesia fires

August 22, 2005

Singapore - Heavy rains over the weekend provided what officials said Sunday could be the decisive blow in a three-nation battle to extinguish forest fires on the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

After blanketing much of Southeast Asia in a noxious haze for three weeks, many of the fires reportedly succumbed to the long-awaited downpour.

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