6 June 2024

The atmospheric PM2.5 pollution in 68 areas of Bangkok and surrounding provinces today exceed the standard threshold of 37.5μg (microns) today, including three areas where poor air quality has reached the Red level, according to the Air4Thai website.

The three areas are Bangkok Noi railway police station in Bangkok Noi district, Ma Charoen Phet Kasem 8 Road in Nong Khaem district and Bang Phut sub-district in the Pak Kret district of Nonthaburi.

Meanwhile, the Pollution Control Department reported today that PM2.5 levels in 31 provinces exceed the threshold. They include Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Lampang, Lamphun, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phitsanuloke, Phichit, Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Sing Buri, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Ang Thong, Suphan Buri, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Samut Songkhram, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Prachin Buri, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Nong Khai and Nakhon Ratchasima.

The amount of PM2.5 in eight areas of the north were measured at 14.8μg -52.5μg, two areas in the northeast at 16.8μg-44.4μg, most of the central and western regions at 39.0μg-73.2μg, seven areas in the east at 22μg-44.9μg and most of greater Bangkok at 30.5μg-76.3μg.