Excessive PM2.5 dust detected in eight areas in Bangkok and its suburbs
The atmosphere in eight areas of Bangkok and its suburbs experienced excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust, above the 50-micron safety level, during the past two days and today, according to the Coordinating Centre to Solve Air Pollution in Bangkok.
At 6am today, the amount of PM2.5 in Bangkok and its peripherals was measured at between 21 and 69 microns, with excessive amounts being recorded in:
Also, excessive amounts of PM10 are being detected on Kanchanapisek Road, in Bang Khun Thian district, and on Ma Charoen Road, in Nong Khaem district.
Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department forecasts the arrival of a new moderate cold weather system from China, which will initially bring rain to northern Thailand, to be followed by a drop in temperature from today until Monday.
More rain and isolated heavy rain is forecast for the southern region.