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Monday September 2, 2013 MYT 11:56:18 AM
PETALING JAYA: Several locations in Malaysia recorded moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) readings.
The Department of Environment recorded moderate API readings at several locations in Selangor, Malacca, Kelantan and Terengganu.
The highest API was recorded in Bukit Rambai in Malacca yesterday, where the reading remained at 60 from morning until 4pm yesterday. It then dropped a notch to 59 at 5pm.
Residents in Port Klang also experienced mild haze, with the API being recorded at 56 until 1pm, 55 until 4pm and 54 at 5pm despite heavy showers in the Klang Valley.
API reading of below 50 is regarded as good, 50-100 (moderate), 100-200 (unhealthy), 200-300 (very unhealthy), and above 300 (hazardous).
It was hazy in the morning in Tanah Merah, Kelantan, but the situation improved after 3pm.
Kuala Terengganu also experienced haze the entire day, with API readings remaining at 52 from morning till 5pm yesterday.
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