KUALA LUMPUR – Air quality nationwide has improved as of 9 am today with only Pasir Gudang, Johor recording an air pollutant index (API) reading of 105 (unhealthy).
The Department of Environment in its portal stated that 33 areas recorded moderate API readings including Larkin Lama and Port Klang (85); Kota Tinggi (84); Shah Alam (75); Banting and Bandaraya Melaka (74); Samarahan (73); Bukit Rambai (72); Batu Muda Kuala Lumpur (71); and Putrajaya (70).
Meanwhile, 15 other areas recorded good API readings.
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 access apims.doe.gov.my for updates.