11 July 2024

Poor air quality today in ten areas in Bangkok and its peripherals has reached unhealthy levels, with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding the 50-micron safety threshold, according to the Air4thai air quality report by the Department of Pollution Control.

The ten areas are:

Kanhanapisek Road in Bang Khun Thian District ​​116 microns
Paknam sub-district of Muang district Samut Prakan province​ 115 microns
Chom Thong district​​​​​ 96 microns
Sukhumvit Road in Phra Khanong district​​​  94 microns
Bang Na-Trat highway Bang Na district​​​ 100 microns
Pahonyothin Road at Kasetsart intersection Chatuchak district81 microns
Srinakharin Road in Prawet district​​​ 110 microns
Ma Charoen Road at Petkasem 81 Nong Khaem district​​ 97 microns
Bang Sao Thong sub-district, Bang Sao Thong of Samut Prakan 101 microns
Mahachai sub-district Muang district of Samut Sakhon​​ 110 microns


The amount of PM10 dust, measured at between 84 and 184 microns, also exceeds safety levels in several areas of Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Nakhon Pathom and Samut Sakhon.

These include:

Kanchanapisek Road in Bang Khun Thian district
Chong Nonsee subdistrict in Yan Nawa district
Intharapitak Road in Thon Buri district
Rama 4 Road in Pathumwan district
Sukhumvit Road in Phra Khanong district
Krung Kasem Road in Pom Prab district
Vibhavadi Rangsit highway in Din Daeng district
Lat Phrao Road in Wang Thong Lang district
Ratburana Road in Ratburana district
Rama 5 Road in Dusit district
Din Daeng Road in Din Daeng district
Don Mueang district
Suan Sayam-Raminthra Road in Kan Na Yao district
Buddha Monthon Road in Taling Chan district
Pracha-uthit Road in Thung Khru district
Huay Khwang district
Lat Phrao district
Soi Sukhumvit 63 of Wattana district