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.
A crew member wears a facemask as he docks his boat at Pulau Ketam jetty in Port Klang. Air quality in Port Klang has hit an unhealthy level with a reading of 110. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat Isa
KOTA KINABALU: The situation in the Beaufort area of south western Sabah improved overnight but remains unhealthy.
Heavy smoke pours from peat fires in Indonesia, blanketing six countries. Picture: NASA
IT’S the biggest environmental disaster in our region and Australia cannot avoid being affected by its enormous reach.