"We will take these strict actions as a commitment by the government to restore air quality," said a Director General of the Ministry.
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry will continue to evaluate the results of the artificial rain produced on an ongoing basis.
Based on Breath data in June 2022, PM2.5 pollution is highest in the morning and only improves from 09.00 am to 16.00 WIB.
The air quality data institute, IQ Air, through its official website in Jakarta, noted that air quality in Jakarta as of 07.50 WIB reached an index of 160.
The daily PM2.5 concentration data and the number of positive COVID-19 cases in DKI Jakarta Province from January 1 to February 6, 2022, shows that the increase in positive cases of COVID-19 has no relation to the concentration of PM2.5.
The local government already had meeting with related offices on Tuesday to follow up the reports.