In Sarawak, 1,000 schools told to close as air quality dips again

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The API reading there soared to 362 as of 7am, compared to 210 recorded at 5pm yesterday. FMTNews

KUCHING: A total of 1,037 schools in 20 districts affected by the worsening haze situation in Sarawak were ordered to close today.

The state disaster management secretariat in a statement said Sri Aman recorded a hazardous air pollutant index reading of 402 as of 8am today.

 

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