SHAH ALAM – Five areas in Selangor recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as of 10 am today.

According to the Department of Environment (DOE) portal, API unhealthy readings were recorded at Shah Alam (127), Klang (119), Banting (122), Johan Setia, Klang (160), and Petaling Jaya (137) while Kuala Selangor recorded moderate API (93).

An API reading of 0 to 50 indicates good air quality; 51 to 100, moderate; 101 to 200, unhealthy; 201 to 300, very unhealthy and 300 and above, hazardous.

Surveys done around Shah Alam found that the public are still continuing their daily routine even though the view is obscured by haze.

Members of the public can refer to the portal http://apims.doe.gov.my to obtain the current API reading.

-BERNAMA