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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: 1 March 2024, 

    Thursday Time: 08:00 am

 

STATION INDEX (PM 2.5) STATUS
KUCHING 38 Good
SIBU 33 Good
BINTULU 56 Moderate
MIRI 58 Moderate
SARIKEI 23 Good
LIMBANG 48 Good
SAMARAHAN 28 Good
SRI AMAN 16 Good
KAPIT 36 Good
MUKAH 38 Good
SAMALAJU 58 Moderate
ILP MIRI 52 Moderate
IPD SERIAN (MCAQM) 40 Good
LUNDU 24 Good
TEBEDU 31 Good
LUBOK ANTU 29 Good
LAWAS 31 Good
BARIO 21 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