KUCHING: The haze in Sarawak has improved significantly and more rains are expected in the coming week.
ROMPIN: Sixteen schools in the district have been ordered to close today due to the haze.
SHAH ALAM: Schools in Selangor will be closed if the Air Pollutant Index (API) in its areas rises to above 200, which is classified as very unhealthy.
Blurry landmark: Low visibility near Penang Bridge in the morning.
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indonesia on Thursday promised its neighbors a haze-free year, saying new measures to combat forest fires should stop the polluting smoke wafting across Southeast Asia.
Indonesians were the worst affected, with an estimated 91,600 excess deaths, the report found.
KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Selangor recorded moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) readings this morning, with the highest reading of 89 recorded in Port Klang at 9am.