Tags : Pollution


255,000 people have received treatment for nose and eye irritation

More than 255,000 people in Thailand’s northern provinces have received treatment for nose and eye irritation since the beginning of this year, mainly caused by excessive PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere. Dr. Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai, director-general of the Department of Health, told the media today (Thursday) that the seasonal air pollution problem in the northern region […]Read More

Chiang Mai

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 […]Read More


Poor air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces today

Air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces is has deteriorated on Saturday, with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, particularly in 26 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals, according to the Pollution Control Department. There are areas in Bangkok and neighboring provinces with PM2.5 exceeding the 50-micron safety threshold today. Full story: […]Read More


PM2.5 dust: Farmers to be told to stop burning farm

All provincial governors in Thailand have been told to stop the burning of agricultural waste in their provinces. The burning is being blamed for the current air pollution in Bangkok and its suburbs, and in several northern and central provinces. The accumulation of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, mainly caused by outdoor burning of waste, […]Read More


12 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals suffer excessive PM2.5

People in Thailand’s capital, and its four neighbouring provinces, have been warned to brace for an increase in PM2.5 pollution, with 12 areas facing excessive amounts today and tomorrow. The Pollution Control Department attributes the poor air quality to a weakening of the cold front from China, resulting in an accumulation of particulate matter in […]Read More


34 areas of Bangkok and adjacent provinces suffering excessive PM2.5

Air quality in Bangkok and its neighboring provinces is deteriorating, with the amount of PM2.5 in the atmosphere in 34 areas exceeding the 50-micron safety standard today (Friday), according to the air quality report compiled by the Department of Pollution Control (DPC) released at 6am today. The report shows that air quality ranges from 30 […]Read More