Smoke haze crisis in Northern Thailand

Chiang Mai Ranks World’s Worst Air

CHIANG MAI, March 9 (TNA) – People in many northern provinces were suffering from thick smog as one of them, Chiang Mai, became the place of the world’s worst air pollution.

Smoke haze covered Chiang Mai and its Doi Suthep mountain was virtually invisible.

At 4pm on Monday, the AirVisual website ranked Chiang Mai as the city with the worst air pollution in the world as its air quality index was at 220. The Faculty of Medicine at Chiang Mai University advised people to stay indoors, close their windows tightly, drink a lot of water and wear face masks if they have to go out.

Full story: tna.mcot.net

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