Three areas in Johor recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) reading as at 9 this morning.
Based on the data of the online Air Pollutant Index Management System (APIMS) of the Department of Environment (DOE), the highest API was logged in Larkin at 156 followed by Pasir Gudang with 152 as well as Batu Pahat (122).
API readings of between 0 to 50 are categorised as good, 51 to 100 (moderate), 101 to 200 (unhealthy), 201 to 300 (very unhealthy) while 300 and above are hazardous.
The API data is relased every hour based on 68 air quality monitoring stations located nationwide.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency