Nine areas in Peninsular Malaysia recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings between 101 and 200 as of 4 pm today.
According to the Air Pollutant Index Management System (APIMS) website, the highest API reading at 155 was in Larkin, Johor.
Also recording API readings above 150 were in Nilai, Negeri Sembilan and Bukit Rambai, Melaka with both readings at 152, while Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan recorded a reading of 151.
Unhealthy API readings were also reported in Cheras here at 144, Batu Pahat, Johor (133), Seberang Jaya, Penang (130), Banting, Selangor (122) and Melaka City in Melaka (121).
Source: BERNAMA News Agency