Chiang Mai has world’s worst air as fires continue to rage in the North

 Chiang Mai has world’s worst air as fires continue to rage in the North

Traffic policeman in Chiang Mai. Photo: Love Krittaya.



The northern tourist city, Thailand’s second city, was ranked the number 1 air-polluted city with a 209 air quality index score on airvisual.com, before the air then worsened to an AQI of 234 around noon.

Meanwhile the Pollution Control Department (PCD) reported the average 24-hour level of PM2.5 dust particulates had reached dangerous heights in all nine northern provinces of the Kingdom.

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