10 Areas With Moderate Air Quality

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 (Bernama) -- Ten areas registered moderate Air pollutant Index (API) as ay 8 am Sunday.

According to the Department of Environment's (DOE) portal, the areas are Alor Setar, with API reading of 52, Bakar Arang; Sungai Petani (58), Jalan Tasek; Ipoh (51), Seberang Jaya 2; Perai (52), Kuala Selangor (55).

The other areas with moderate air quality are Port Klang (60), Petaling Jaya (60), Shah Alam (57), Kemaman (51) and Cheras; Kuala Lumpur (58).

An API reading of between zero and 50 indicates good air quality; between 51 and 100, moderate; between 101 and 200, unhealthy; between 201 and 300, very unhealthy and over 301, hazardous.

Members of the public can refer to the DOE portal at to find out the API reading for their areas.


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