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The Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB), Sarawak was established on 1st February 1994 pursuant to Section 3(1) of the Natural Resources and Environment Ordinance, 1993 (Cap. 84 – Laws of Sarawak). The NREB is tasked with the responsibility of protecting and managing the environment and the conservation of the natural resources of the State based on the principles of sustainable development.

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AIR POLLUTANT INDEX (API) OF SARAWAK

   Date: 27 February 2024, 

    Tuesday Time: 08:00 am

 

STATION INDEX (PM 2.5) STATUS
KUCHING 55 Moderate
SIBU 40 Good
BINTULU 46 Good
MIRI 43 Good
SARIKEI 39 Good
LIMBANG 38 Good
SAMARAHAN 53 Moderate
SRI AMAN 36 Good
KAPIT 34 Good
MUKAH 49 Good
SAMALAJU 49 Good
ILP MIRI 29 Good
IPD SERIAN (MCAQM) 52 Moderate
LUNDU 46 Good
TEBEDU 51 Moderate
LUBOK ANTU 28 Good
LAWAS 28 Good
BARIO 18 Good
   
Note:

i.  API is calculated based on 24-hour running average of the most dominant parameter

ii.  # - no data

 

INDEX STATUS HEALTH EFFECT
0 – 50 Good   Low pollution without any bad effect on health.  
51 – 100 Moderate   Moderate pollution that does not pose any bad effect on health.  
101 – 200 Unhealthy   Worsen the health condition of high risk people who is the people with heart and lung complications.  
201 – 300 Very Unhealthy   Worsen the health condition and low tolerance of physical exercises to people with heart and lung complications. Affect public health.  
> 300 Hazardous   Hazardous to high risk people and public health.  

 

Links: APIMS (DOE M'sia) | Regional Haze (ASMC) | Air Pollutant Index (API) Calculation