DOE: Cloud seeding successfully brought down Sri Aman API from 400 to 125


Firemen are still fighting forest fires at Kampung STC in Sri Aman, Sarawak on Sept 21, 2019. About 24 to 32 hectares are still smouldering on the fifth day of the operation.

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The cloud-seeding operation in Sri Aman, Sarawak, on Friday (Sept 20) successfully reduced the Air Pollutant Index (API) readings from a hazardous level of over 400 to an unhealthy air quality at 125 as of 10am Saturday (Sept 21).

The Department of Environment (DOE) in a statement here said firefighting teams are in the midst of battling the forest fires in Kampung STC Sri Aman Village, Jalan Tisak Betong and Jalan Ketajau which have affected air quality in Sri Aman.

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