Monday, October 09, 2006

Haze: Nation breathes easier

PETALING JAYA: The haze has reduced significantly in most places across the country with only nine areas with unhealthy Air Pollutant Index levels (API) and 40 with moderate levels.

For the first time in a week, there were blue skies and bright sunlight in most areas.

The highest API reading in the country was Johor Baru at 150 as of 5pm yesterday. Perak had higher overall API readings.

Sri Aman in Sarawak, which was the hardest hit on Friday with a reading of 221 saw its API falling to 112. Overall, Sarawak and Sabah breathed much easier as compared to the past few days.

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