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Unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings have been recorded in two states in Peninsular as of 3pm today. - NSTP/MOHD KHAIRUL HELMY MOHD DIN
Unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings have been recorded in two states in Peninsular as of 3pm today. - NSTP/MOHD KHAIRUL HELMY MOHD DIN

KUALA LUMPUR: Unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings have been recorded in two states in Peninsular as of 3pm today.

Johan Setia in Klang, Selangor recorded API of 110, while Rompin, Pahang at 103, according to the Department of Environment’s website.

Moderate readings were recorded at 62 locations nationwide, while four locations with “good” readings were Sandakan and Tawau, Sabah with API of 37 and 35 respectively; as well as Alor Setar, Kedah (50) and Seberang Perai, Pulau Pinang (49).

The air pollution level is categorised as good from zero to 50, moderate (51-100), unhealthy (101-200), very unhealthy (201-300) and hazardous (301 and more).

For updates on the latest readings (updated hourly), the public can visit apims.doe.gov.my.

It was reported that forest fires in Sumatera, Indonesia would result in haze in the country starting today.

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