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Schools in Balik Pulau closed as API hits 211

An aerial view of George Town on a hazy afternoon is seen from the Komtar building September 11, 2019. — Picture by Sayuti Zainudin

Penang environment committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Education Department issued a directive on the school closure at 7.20am.As at 9am, the API readings in Balik Pulau climbed to 218, while other parts of the island had readings of 197 in Minden. The air pollution on the mainland read 149 for Seberang Perai and 144 for Seberang Jaya.

 

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