API-READING (MORNING) FIVE AREAS RECORD MODERATE API AT 8AM
July 7 10:34
KUALA LUMPUR,Five areas recorded moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as of 8am today. According to the Department of Environment's (DOE) website, the five areas with moderate API readings were Pasir Gudang (54), Bakar Arang, Sg. Petani (55), Sarikei (51), Port Klang (57), and Kemaman, Terengganu (52).API readings in other areas showed good air quality. 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.The public can refer to the portal, http://www.doe.gov.my, to get updates of the API for their areas.