6 June 2024

23 areas in Bangkok and surrounding provinces are experiencing air pollution today (Thursday), with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding the 50-micron safety level, partially due to weak air circulation.

According to the Pollution Control Department’s Air4Thai webpage today, the amounts of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere in and around Bangkok, measured at 9am, range from 34-64 microns, with over 50 microns in 23 areas.

The department said that the poor air quality today was predicted and will last until Saturday.

The areas where PM2.5 dust exceeds the 50-micron limit are:

  • The Meteorological Department in Bang Na district, 51 microns
  • Lat Phrao Road in Wang Thong Lang district, 53 microns
  • Din Daeng Road in Din Daeng district, 54 microns
  • Klong Bueng Kum sub-district in Bueng Kum district, 51 microns
  • Klong Sam Wa district, 58 microns
  • Rama 2 Road in Bang Khun Thian district, 52 microns
  • Krung Kasem Road in Pom Prap Sattru Phai district, 51 microns
  • Lat Phrao 95 Road in Wang Thong Lang district, 57 microns
  • Rama 4 Road, in front of Samyan Mitrtown in Pathumwan district, 51 microns
  • Thung Wat Don sub-district in Sathorn district, 54 microns
  • Bang Na-Trat Road in Bang Na district, 51 microns
  • Sukhaphiban 5 Road in Sai Mai district, 53 microns
  • Lat Krabang Road in Lat Krabang district,64 microns
  • Tha Phra Intersection in Bangkok Yai district, 55 microns
  • Buddha Monthon 1 Road, in Taling Chan district, 56 microns
  • Ma Charoen – Phetkasem Road, 54 microns
  • Klong Thawee Wattana Road, Thawee Wattana district, 55 microns
  • Phet Kasem Road, in Phasi Charoen district, 54 microns
  • Samsen Road, in Phra Nakhon district, 53 microns
  • Phahonyothin Road, in Bang Khen district, 53 microns
  • Paknam sub-district, in Samut Prakan province, 60 microns
  • Bang Sao Thong sub-district, in Samut Prakan, 51 microns
  • Mahachai sub-district, in Samut Sakhon, 64 microns