Doe's API Readings have no direct correlation with visibility range - DPM

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This is in response to queries on the visibility range dropping in certain parts of the country on Sunday.

The Air Pollutant Index readings issued by the Department of Environment are averages for 24 hours and have no direct correlation with the visibility range, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

"The public is advised to refer to the API readings released by the DOE only to avoid any confusion," she told reporters after opening the Malaysian Research Institute on Ageing building at Universiti Putra Malaysia in Serdang today.

 

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Brilliant and correct ! The higher the API reading, the lesser the visibility range. Not direct, but inverse relation

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