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Visibility levels drop on Malaysia's west coast, residents suspect haze

Published on Jan 27, 2014 8:05 AM

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Visibility levels along Malaysia's the west coast took a dive over the weekend although the weather remained on the cooler side.

The reason for the reduced visibility levels was not conclusive as air quality in the country is recorded at either "good" or "moderate" on the Air Pollutant Index.

Some Malaysians speculated it might be haze as they felt ill, listing symptoms such as fever, sore throat and sinus problems.

Homemaker Sara Sukor, 33, said she had observed her baby son's eczema flare up after the "haze" appeared on Friday afternoon.

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