Haze nearing unhealthy zone in west coast


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015

The haze lingers over George Town on Sept 2. Starpix by Lim Beng Tatt


GEORGE TOWN: Several areas in the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia were shrouded in haze with Air Pollutant Index (API) readings showing above 80, albeit in the moderate zone, at 11am.

Among the worst hit areas are Putrajaya which showed an API reading of 86, Batu Muda (KL) 83, Cheras 75, Shah Alam 90, Petaling Jaya 84, Port Klang 89, Banting 91, Seremban 80 and Nilai 95.

In the north, Bakar Arang (Perlis) has a reading of 91, Alor Setar 86, Seri Manjung 81, Seberang Jaya, Perai 90 and USM 81.

A reading of between 50 to 100 is considered moderate, above 100 unhealthy.


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