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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Haze readings in 6 areas shoot up past 200


KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas experiences their worst haze conditions this week, with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings rising to very unhealthy levels this morning. As of 10am today, six areas shoot up past 200 – Langkawi (242), Alor Setar (236), and Sungai Petani (252) in Kedah, Kangar (247) in Perlis, USM (244), and Seberang Jaya 2 (280) in Pulau Pinang. A total of 28 areas recorded unhealthy API levels, Kota Bharu (114) and Tanah Merah (121) in Kelantan, Bandaraya Melaka (102) and Bukit Rambai (105) in Melaka, Nilai (101) in Negeri Sembilan, Kuantan (110) in Pahang, Jalan Tasek, Ipoh (159), Taiping (162), Jalan Pegoh, Ipoh (175), Seri Manjung (180) and Tanjung Malim (134) in Perak, Perai (193) in Pulau Pinang, Banting (116), Kuala Selangor (153), Pelabuhan Kelang (157), Petaling Jaya (112) and Shah Alam (136) in Selangor, Kemaman (106) and Kuala Terengganu (107) in Terengganu, Batu Muda (114) in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya (113). Otherwise, 6 areas in East Malaysia recorded unhealthy API levels, Kuching (125), Samarahn (131), Sarikei (105), Sibu (106), Sri Aman (160) in Sarawak, Tawau (114) in Sabah. A total of 28 areas recorded unhealthy API levels, while 6 were in the very unhealthy range.
Haze readings in 6 areas shoot up past 200 Reviewed by Unknown on Thursday, October 22, 2015 Rating: 5 KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas experiences their worst haze conditions this week, with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings rising to very un...