API-READING (MORNING)-API REVERTS TO NORMAL FROM YESTERDAY

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API-READING (MORNING)-API REVERTS TO NORMAL FROM YESTERDAY
July 24 10:28
KUALA LUMPUR,The Air Pollutant Index (API) has revert to normal from yesterday when no area was recorded with unhealthy reading as at 8 am.According to the Department of Environment (DOE), only four areas recorded a moderate API reading at Seberang Jaya Dua in Penang (99), Sungai Petani (97), Taiping (95) and Port Klang (91).Meanwhile 13 areas recording good API reading.Yesterday three areas in the country recorded unhealthy API, involving Kampung Air Putih, Taiping (131), Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Pegoh, Ipoh (105) and Seri Manjung (107).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.