Even though the haze has been enveloping the whole of the Klang Valley for an extended period of time now, there is still a lack of urgency for precaution amongst the public. Evidently, it is highly important for Malaysians to understand the appropriate precautionary measures to take in...
The Department National Weather Centre senior meteorologist Dr. Hisham Mohd Anip cleared all rumours concerning the hazy air in certain areas of Kuala Lumpur. He stated that the haze has nothing to do with forest fires or hot spots from neighbouring countries and it is highly unlikely for...
The haze is back to haunt us. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel said, the Open Burning Prevention Plan has been activated nationwide for the authorities to monitor air pollution because of the current dry season. He said that the change in the Air Pollutant Index...
Fresh air, we have fresh air again! The air quality in the country has improved today after dropping to very dangerous and unhealthy levels in some areas over the last few days. No area nationwide had air quality at unhealthy levels as at 6am, according to the Department...
All schools in the Klang district have been ordered to close today after Port Klang reached a very hazardous level in the Air Pollution Index (API) reading. Since midnight Friday, Banting has recorded API readings of beyond 300, peaking at 322 at 4am. It recorded an API reading...
Here’s to clearer and brighter skies! Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G. Palanivel has announced on Monday, March 10th, 2014 that all areas in Selangor are banned from open burning with immediate effect until further notice. He however, said that the banning does not include cremation,...
And there we thought the hazy days were behind us. According to the Department of Environment (DoE) Nilai and Seremban in Negeri Sembilan; Kuala Selangor and Port Klang in Selangor and Putrajaya, said a report on the DoE website to have had unhealthy air quality as at 6 am today ....
First, it was the dry spell and then came the water shortage. Now, residents in Klang Valley have to put up with the haze as well. Yesterday’s Air Pollution Index (API) reading bumped up to unhealthy levels in five places in the Klang Valley, with Port Klang registering...
Just last week, we’ve updated you on the haze conditions in Riau, Indonesia, warning all you readers that the haze was expected to worsen in our home country. But as it turns out, the haze is now coming from the east instead of from the direction of Sumatra....
The people in the Indonesian city of Dumai, Riau have voiced out their concerns at the return of the haze, which has caused the pollutants standard index (PSI) in the area to reach to a hazardous 776. Authorities have also forced schools to be closed and residents were...