Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Yellow level heat wave in seven areas in peninsula

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven areas in Peninsular Malaysia recorded yellow (alert) level heat wave as at 4.30 pm yesterday, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). The department's portal showed the locations were Chuping, Perlis; Kota Setar, Kedah; Kuala Kangsar, Perak;...

Haze not likely this year

KUCHING: The wind was in Sarawak’s favour as it did not carry the haze from across the border of Kalimantan to here. The air pollutant index (API) reading for Kuching is moderate but it has been at a good level...

State unlikely to be affected from Sinabung volcano

KUCHING: Dust and ashes from the Mount Sinabung volcano, which erupted on Sumatra Island, Indonesia, is not likely to reach Sarawak. Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) Sarawak Controller of Environmental Quality Justine Jok Jau Emang said the situation would...

Environment gets new lease of life

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the movement control order (MCO) due to the Covid-19 pandemic has not only brought about a new normal in the lives of the society, but it has also breathed new life into the environment. Universiti Malaysia...

Sulphur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide readings declining in major cities

PUTRAJAYA: The readings of SO2 (sulphur dioxide) and NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) in the air has dropped along with the decline in the number of motorised vehicles on the roads in major cities following the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO). The Department of Environment (DOE) in...
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