Haze: Over 2,000 schools closed, affecting close to 2 million students


PETALING JAYA: Close to two million students in over 2,000 schools will be affected by school closures in several states this week, following the worsening haze condition.

A total of 2,459 schools in Selangor, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kedah, Perak, Negri Sembilan and Sarawak are scheduled to be closed, following the Air Pollutant Index (API) exceeding 200 in these areas on Wednesday (Sept 18).

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