KOTA KINABALU: The air quality in Keningau, about 131 kilometres from here, is reported to be still moderate, although a higher Air Pollutant Index (API) was recorded as at 11am Friday.
According to the website of the Department of Environment (DOE), the air quality there recorded API of 61, from 59 about five hours earlier.
In Kota Kinabalu, the air quality was also moderate, with API reading at 53, from 55 earlier.
Meanwhile, Sandakan and Tawau recorded good API at 32 and 31, respectively, as at 11 am.
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.
Members of the public can refer to the portal apims.doe.gov.my to obtain the current API reading. - Bernama