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Friday, September 25, 2015

Air quality in Johor at unhealthy levels


JOHOR@25 SEPTEMBER 2015 --- The haze in Johor hit "very unhealthy" levels with air pollution index (API) readings of 201 in Pasir Gudang, with other areas in the state still showing "unhealthy" levels Friday. The Department of Environment (DOE) recorded API readings that shot up to very unhealthy levels in Pasir Gudang from 196 as of 8am to 201 as of 9am on Friday (Sept 25). The Kota Tinggi and Larkin Lama areas remained at unhealthy levels of 135 and 187 as of 9am. The haze in Muar, however, has drastically reduced in the past week with an average API reading of 71 as of 9am. Kuantan also had "unhealthy" readings, Balok Baru had an API reading of 156 and Indera Mahkota at 134. Kemaman and Paka in Terengganu also recorded "unhealthy" readings of 143 and 106 respectively. Most of Sarawak had "moderate" readings, while most of Sabah had "good" readings except for Tawau that had a "moderate" API reading of 51. In Singapore, all primary and secondary schools were forced to close on Friday, with conditions reaching hazardous levels.

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Air quality in Johor at unhealthy levels Reviewed by Unknown on Friday, September 25, 2015 Rating: 5 JOHOR@25 SEPTEMBER 2015 --- The haze in Johor hit "very unhealthy" levels with air pollution index (API) readings of 201 in Pa...