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Haze diminishing: Palanivel

The current haze situation in the country is improving, following the decrease in the Air Pollutant Index (API), says Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel.

4 areas record unhealthy air quality

Four areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as at 2 pm today.

Class suspension if haze worsens

Deputy education director-general (education operation sector) Datuk Sufaat Tumin said schools could decide whether to suspend the classes depending on the haze situation, not necessarily based on the pollution index at 5pm of the day.

Situation in haze-stricken areas improve

The situation in haze-stricken areas continues to improve with no areas registering unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings until 7am today.

Principals can close schools if haze worsens: Muhyiddin

Principals and headmasters can close schools under their jurisdiction if the air pollutant index (API) reading exceeds 200 during the current haze enveloping the Klang Valley, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.

Indonesia refuses to bring haze problem to Asean Secretariat

Not much can be done to find a long-term solution to the haze problem as Indonesia refuses to bring up the matter to the Asean Secretariat, Natural Resource and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel said today.

Smoke from Sumatra causes slight haze in Singapore

Singapore experienced a slight haze from 10 am today due to smoke from fires in southern Sumatra, according to the National Environment Agency.

Rainfall over several areas in peninsular will clear haze

Rainfall over several coastal areas in peninsular today and tomorrow is expected to clear the haze, said the Department of Environment (DOE).

Seri Manjung air quality improves but still unhealthy

Air quality at the haze-hit Seri Manjung district improved tonight but still remained at the unhealthy level.

Unhealthy air quality in Muar, Bukit Rambai, Port Klang

Only three areas -- Muar, Bukit Rambai and Port Klang -- registered unhealthy air quality this morning compared to five yesterday, according to the Department of Environment (DoE).


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