API reading at Johan Setia, Klang, at unhealthy level

Haze reduces visibility near Istana Negara this evening.

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality over Johan Setia in Klang was at an unhealthy level as at 6pm today.

According to the Malaysian Air Pollution Index (APIMS) data, the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading at the time stood at 105.

The reading at 5am was 104, peaking at 107 at 9am.

APIMS also reported 67 areas with air quality at moderate levels today including Kota Bahru (Kelantan), Sungai Petani (Kedah), Banting (Selangor), Nilai (Negeri Sembilan) and Jerantut (Pahang).

An API of between 0 and 50 is good, 51 to 100 moderate, 101 to 200 unhealthy, 201 to 300 very unhealthy and above 301 hazardous.

The public can refer to the apims.doe.gov.my portal for current API readings.