Smoke haze on a forest in Thailand

Air Quality Improves in Bangkok, Wildfires Worsen in North

BANGKOK (NNT) – Bangkok residents are set to experience improved air quality this week, with PM2.5 pollutant levels predicted to decrease in the days ahead. The Air Quality Monitoring Centre of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), known as AirBKK, reported PM2.5 concentrations in the capital on Sunday (Feb 25) morning were below the 24-hour safe exposure threshold of 37.5 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m³), ranging between 12.8-26.8 µg/m³.

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The situation is expected to improve further by March 3 due to favorable airflow over the city. No fire hotspots were detected in Bangkok, indicating the city’s air quality improvement is not directly affected by wildfires.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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