Haze: 15 schools in Manjung district ordered to close


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

The Ipoh skyline shrouded by haze.

IPOH: Fifteen primary and secondary schools in the Manjung district were ordered to close for the afternoon session on Tuesday after air quality remained at very unhealthy levels. 

State Education Department director Mohd Idris Ramli said the schools would remain close Wednesday morning if the Air Pollutant Index (API) in the district did not improve.

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