KUALA LUMPUR – Only Bandaraya Melaka and Bukit Rambai recorded Air Pollutants Index (API) readings at the unhealthy level, 122 and 106, as of 6pm today.
The Department of Environment portal reported that 33 areas had moderate API readings among them Port Klang (92), Banting (91), Pasir Gudang (91), Larkin Lama (88), Port Dickson (88) and Nilai (84).
An API reading of 0 to 50 indicates good air quality; 51 to 100, moderate; 101 to 200, unhealthy; 201 to 300, very unhealthy and 300 and above, hazardous.
The public can refer to the DOE portal at http://apims.doe.gov.my to get the latest API readings. – BERNAMA