Tags : Smoke

South

Satun hit by smoke from Indonesian fires

SATUN, 28 June 2014 (NNT) — The sky over the southern province of Satun has become a blanket of smog, believed to be from Indonesia’s forest fires. According to the Director of Satun’s Natural Resources and Environment office, Thanit Nooyim, the province has been hit by smog from Indonesia which was brought by the strong […]Read More

South

Wildfire smoke covers runway of Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, 23 April 2014 (NNT) – The Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport is seriously affected by wildfire smoke. A number of firefighters have been sent to put out the fire in the nearby forest. Director of the Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport Kittichai Satchalak said the wildfires near the airport was sending thick smoke to […]Read More

Bangkok

Samut Prakan locals demand closure of Praekkasa landfill

BANGKOK, 8 April 2014 (NNT) – Residents living in the surrounding areas of the Praekkasa landfill have requested the governor of Samut Prakan to permanently close down the dump site following repeated fire incidents. About 100 locals previously affected by garbage fires at the Praekkasa ground today gathered in front of the Samut Prakan City […]Read More

Bangkok

Toxic smog alert near Samut Prakan dump fire

Toxic smog from a landfill in Samut Prakan is threatening the health of both local residents and people working nearby – and officials believe the fire could burn for another five days. The Public Health Ministry has declared the area 500 metres on all sides of the site as a “red zone”. Read more: The […]Read More

Bangkok

Smoke from garbage dump fire blankets part of Eastern Bangkok

Hundreds of families in nearby communities were evacuated to escape smog caused by a massive fire at a garbage disposal site in Samut Prakan. Thick smoke has blanketted Bang Na and surrounding areas after a huge fire broke out at a garbage dump in Soi Praeksa 8, Bang Pu district, Samut Prakarn province on Sunday […]Read More

Bangkok

Broken Hearted Businessman Commits Suicide In Bangkok

A businessman who is the owner of a cleaning liquid company committed suicide by using a rubber pipe that he connected to the exhaust and directed the fumes into the car killing him. In the driver’s seat the officers found the corpse of Mr. Phiphat Jeenawanich, aged 33, who is the owner of the cleansing […]Read More

Pattaya

Pattaya Streets filled with Smoke

Scenes of Whole streets engulfed in smoke around the city shouldn’t necessarily scare visitors as the region is being treated to a regular dousing of chemicals designed to kill mosquitoes and reduce the incident of Dengue fever in the region. Read more: pattaya103.comRead More