API-MODERATE (NOON)/BM JALAN TASEK, IPOH AGAIN REPORTS MODERATE API

API-MODERATE (NOON)/BM JALAN TASEK, IPOH AGAIN REPORTS MODERATE API
July 5 13:43
KUALA LUMPUR,Jalan Tasek, Ipoh again reported moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) at noon today with the reading at 52 compared with 50 this morning. According to the website of the Department of Environment (DOE), six more areas recorded moderate API namely Bakar Arang, Sg Petani at 59 compared with 61 this morning, Pasir Gudang, Johor (58), Miri, Sarawak (55), Kg. Air Putih, Taiping (54), Seberang Jaya 2, Perai (52) and Perai, Penang (50). 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 http://www.doe.gov.my to find out the API reading for their areas.