11 July 2024

Air quality in 24 provinces of Thailand today is below standard, with the amount of PM2.5 contamination across the capital exceeding the 37.5 micron (µm) standard, the Pollution Control Department reports.

In 23 provinces, where PM2.5 levels are monitored, it was measured at over 37.5µm in Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan, Nan, Lampang, Phrae, Phitsanuloke, Phichit, Phetchabun, Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Suphan Buri, Ratchaburi, Loei, Kalasin, Chaiyaphum and Nakhon Ratchasima.

Air quality in the eastern region is moderate, with the PM2.5 measured at between 19.7µm and 36.3µm. In southern provinces, air quality is described as very good, with PM2.5 measured today at 6.4µm to 26.9µms.

The areas of greater Bangkok where the PM2.5 level is highest today are Mahachai sub-district in Samut Sakhon (71µm), Ma Charoen Road in Nong Khaem district (67µm), Liab Waree Road in Nong Chok district (59µm), Lat Krabang Road in Lat Krabang district (58µm) and Thawee Wanarom Park in Thawee Wattana district (57µm).