Haze in Sarawak exceeds 300 on API

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PETALING JAYA: The haze in Sarawak is moving into the danger zone, with the Air Pollutant Index (API) in Sri Aman going beyond the 300 mark.

In the danger zone: An aerial view of Kuching, Sarawak shrouded in haze with an API reading of 214. — Bernamahe haze in Sarawak is moving into the danger zone, with the Air Pollutant Index in Sri Aman going beyond the 300 mark.

A total of four spots across the nation reported “very unhealthy” levels as at 7pm yesterday, including Seri Manjung , Nilai in Negri Sembilan , Kuching and Johan Setia . An API reading from 0 to 50 is good while 51 to 100 is moderate, 101 to 200 is unhealthy, 201 to 300 very unhealthy, and 301 and above is deemed hazardous.

The haze emergency was declared to ensure public safety and health by the decision of the prime minister. Schools in Sarawak were closed, while those living in interior areas were relatively cut off as flights were cancelled and boat travels reduced.

 

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