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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Haze: 9 areas record unhealthy API readings. students with breathing problems told to see doctor


JOHOR BARU: Eight areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) with Larkin Lama in Johor recording the highest reading of 130. Besides Larkin Lama, the 9am API reading also showed that the state recorded unhealthy reading in Muar (112) and Pasir Gudang (115). Pahang and Malacca, both recorded unhealthy readings in two areas. The API reading in Balok Baru, Kuantan was the second highest with 123 while Indera Mahkora, Kuantan recorded 109. The two areas in Malacca which are still experiencing haze were in Bandaraya Melaka (116) and Bukit Rambai (112). Terengganu and Sarawak, also both recorded unhealthy reading in one area. The AI reading in Kemaman 103 while Samarahan, Sarawak recorded 103. Students with respiratory problems should get a report from a clinic or hospital if they are unfit to attend school due to the present haze situation. State Entrepreneur Development, Cooperative, Education and Information committee chairman Md Jais Sarday said he was concerned about the wellbeing and health of students especially with the worsening haze situation. He added that all 1,178 schools statewide have been ordered to be closed on Tuesday. Jais said that the doctor's report was necessary for students who cannot come to school for long periods of time due to respiratory illness. Asked if so far there were any such cases, Jais said that so far there was none but the state education department was monitoring the situation.

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Haze: 9 areas record unhealthy API readings. students with breathing problems told to see doctor Reviewed by Unknown on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Rating: 5 JOHOR BARU : Eight areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) with Larkin Lama in Johor recording the highest reading of 130. Bes...