11 July 2024

Excessive levels of PM2.5 dust have been measured in 71 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals in the past 24 hours, with the highest level being recorded in Paknam sub-district of Samut Prakan province, according to the Pollution Control Department at 7am Monday morning.

The PM2.5 levels range from 27.3 to 65.9 microns (μg), against the safe threshold level of 37.5μg.

Areas with over 50μg of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere include:

Kanchanapisek Road in Bang Khun Thian district, 50.5μg
Khlong Kum sub-district in Bueng Kum district, 56.6μg
Thawee Wanarom park in Thawee Wattana district, 52.4μg
Soi Lat Phrao 95 in Wang Thong Lang district, 54.2μg
Narathiwat Road in Bang Rak district, 54.2μg
Pattanakarn Road in Suan Luang district, 52.4μg
Bang Na-Trat Road in Bang Na district, 55.3μg
Lat Krabang Road in Lat Krabang district, 51.9μg
Srinagarind Road in Prawet district, 54.6μg
Rodfai Thong Buri 5 housing estate in Bangkok Noi district, 57.7μg
Khlong Thawee Wattana Road, 59.1μg
Ma Charoen Phet Kasem 81 Road, 59.3μg
Talad Khwan sub-district in Mueang district of Nonthaburi, 55.9μg
Song Khanong sub-district in Phra Pradaeng district, 56.2μg
Bang Phut sub-district in Pak Kret district, 55.9μg