JAKARTA, Sept 24 -- Malaysian students in Pekanbaru and Jambi, are scheduled to be evacuated out of the province tomorrow.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 -- The Air Pollutant Index (API) readings at the Department of Environment’s (DOE) air quality monitoring stations have dropped and the situation in haze-affected areas has improved since 11 am today compared to yesterday.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 -- Three hundred and six Malaysian students in Pekanbaru and Jambi, Indonesia will be evacuated after the Indonesian government declared an emergency in Riau due to haze, said the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA).
Fishermen in Kelantan have been advised to stay alert whenever they go out to sea during the current haze, as it can reduce visibility.
Air quality throughout the country improved at noon when the air pollutant index (API) reading continued to decline with only 14 areas recording unhealthy API compared with 25 areas at 7 am this morning.
By Mohd Shukri Ishak
JAKARTA, Sept 24 -- A haze emergency has been declared for Riau province as the Air Pollutant Index (API) exceeded the 500 mark.
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 -- About 280 Malaysian students in Pekanbaru and Jambi, Indonesia, will be evacuated after a state of emergency was declared in Riau due to the haze, said the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA).