My Sinchew/ Haze

Singapore offers haze assistance to Malaysia, Indonesia

Singapore has offered assistance to Indonesia and Malaysia to combat possible land and forest fires in the run-up to the traditional dry season.

Haze forces school closure in Kuala Langat

The Selangor Education Department had ordered all the 71 schools in the Kuala Langat district to close today due to the haze, besides the 131 schools in the Klang district.

Port Klang, Banting register hazardous air quality

Port Klang and Banting continue to record high Air Pollutant Index (API) reading, which has reached the hazardous level at 352 and 316 respectively, this morning.

Humid weather beginning late March

The weather conditions are expected to be more humid beginning later this month or early April with the onset of inter-monsoon season.

Very unhealthy air quality recorded in Port Klang

Port Klang recorded a very unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) reading at 203 as at 1 pm today, while 12 other areas continue to record unhealthy API readings, according to the website of the Department of Environment (DoE).

12 areas recorded unhealthy API readings 8am

Twelve areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as at 8 am today.

Nilai, Port Klang record unhealthy air levels

Nilai and Port Klang recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as at 6am today, according to the Department of Environment (DOE) website.

Open burning banned in Selangor with immediate effect

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel today announced that all areas in Selangor are prohibited from open burning with immediate effect until further notice.

Cloud-seeding operations to be implemented from tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, the Meteorological Department will carry out cloud-seeding operations to overcome the haze and open burning problems.

Hotspots increased to 79 from 51 in Riau

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) has reported that forest fires' hotspots in Riau Province increased to 79 on Monday from 51, Indonesia's Antara news agency reported.


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