Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Air pollution still haunts the Greater Jakarta area. Apart from Jakarta and its surroundings, Surabaya and Yogyakarta are also cities with red, aka unhealthy air quality, on Tuesday (5/9/2023).
While Bali is the area with the lowest PM2.5. This was revealed by the application that provides air quality data, Breath Indonesia, through its official X account.
Reports from Breath use a method of measuring PM 2.5 concentrations in several regions of the Republic of Indonesia. PM 2.5 stands for Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM 2.5), one of the most dangerous types of pollution in the form of very small dust and can enter the lungs.
Air quality data is monitored in real-time using more than 180 sensors in a number of cities including Jabodetabek. Bandung, Surabaya, Yogyakarta and Bali.
Air quality reports for the last 12 hours 20.00 WIB (4 August to 08.00 WIB 5 September), show that Bekasi Regency, East Jakarta and Bogor Regency are areas with non-stop poor air quality.
Meanwhile, areas with PM2.5 improved, including Cimahi and West Bandung. Meanwhile, PM2.5 worsened in Malang and Sidoarjo Regencies.
In full, here are the top 10 most polluted cities in Indonesia today:
Jakarta’s air pollution makes a scene, Bandung is worse