20 Places With Moderate Air Quality As At 3 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 (Bernama) -- Twenty places in the country recorded moderate air quality as at 3 pm today, up from the 18 as at noon, according to the Department of Environment (DoE).

These places included Alor Setar (which had an Air Pollutant Index of 57); Bakar Arang, Sungai Petani (85); Historical City of Melaka (51); Bukit Rambai (51); Nilai (57); Port Dickson (52); Kemaman (59); Banting (53); Tanjung Malim (68) and Seri Manjung (54).

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.


We provide (subscription-based) 
news coverage in our
Newswire service.