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Malaysia ranked 12th most polluted in air quality worldwide

As of 4:03AM today, 12 September 2019, the World Air Quality Index ( stated that Malaysia is the 12th most polluted in air quality globally with a reading of 164AQI, trailing behind Turkey (167AQI), Peru (167AQI) and Pakistan (164AQI). 

Locations that have exceeded 100AQI in Malaysia are:
1) Simanggang: 164AQI
2) Kuala Lumpur: 148AQI
3) Kuala Selangor: 140AQI
4) Shah Alam: 140AQI
5) Klang: 139AQI
6) Putrajaya: 139AQI
7) Kampung Baharu Nilai: 135AQI
8) Petaling Jaya: 133AQI
9) Lumut: 132AQI
10) Kampung Sungai Ara: 116AQI
11) Seremban: 112AQI
12) Tangkak: 108AQI
13) Jerantut: 103AQI

Stay up-to-date on Malaysia’s air quality with real-time readings from the World Air Quality Index website.

If you are planning on a run training today, perhaps some indoor training to avoid the haze would be ideal, and remember to always stay hydrated!

Note: Malaysia’s measuring standard is based on Pollutant Standards Index or PSI