Six areas in Malaysia record unhealthy air pollution index readings
Published on Mar 10, 2014 5:26 PM
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Six areas have recorded unhealthy air pollutant index (API) levels on Monday.
As of 3pm, Nilai recorded a reading of 112, Seremban recorded a reading of 104, Banting recorded 116, Port Klang recorded 135, Putrajaya recorded 107, and Shah Alam recorded a reading of 101.
An API reading of between 0 and 50 is considered good, 51 to 100 (moderate), 101 to 200 (unhealthy), 201 to 300 (very unhealthy), and 301 and above (hazardous).
Shah Alam recorded a borderline unhealthy ozone level, which may lead to some chest discomfort, cough, and shortness of breath.
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