Excessive PM2.5 in 30 provinces, including Bangkok today

PM2.5 readings in 30 provinces, including 10 areas in and around Bangkok, exceed the safe threshold of 37.5µg/m³ today, but the situation is expected to improve from tomorrow until March…

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Excessive PM2.5 in 26 provinces, 258 hotspots in Thailand today

Twenty-six northern and north-eastern provinces have been found to be suffering excessive PM2.5 airborne pollution today as 258 hotspots were detected, most of them in Chiang Mai. Forest fires at…

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17 districts in Bangkok suffering dangerous levels of PM2.5 pollution today

PM2.5 dust has reached the health-damaging Red level in 17 districts of Bangkok today, an improvement from 31 districts yesterday. The Air Pollution Mitigation Centre predicts that the pollution will…

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Public and private sectors asked to let staff work from home next 3 days

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) have sought cooperation from both the public and private sectors in and around Bangkok by allowing their…

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Thailand’s PM2.5 issue discussed at international conference 

Thailand recently brought the PM2.5 situation in Thailand to the attention of international researchers at the conference titled the “Role and Fate of Forest Ecosystems in a Changing World” organized…

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Motorists asked to use public transport until Tuesday to ease air pollution

The Air Pollution Coordination and Resolution Centre is appealing for motorists to reduce the use of their private vehicles and switch to public transport until Tuesday, to limit the accumulation…

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Thick haze shrouds Bangkok and vicinity this morning

Bangkok and its vicinity are shrouded in a thick haze on Friday morning, as the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere has exceeded the standard threshold in 79 areas…

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House passes seven clean air bills in their first readings

Following their debate yesterday, the House of Representatives passed seven air cleanliness bills in their first readings, by 443 votes with one abstention. The seven bills were proposed by government…

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50,000 prepared to work from home if PM2.5 in Bangkok reaches Red level

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has reached an agreement with civic groups for as many as 50,000 of their members to work from home if air pollution in Bangkok reaches…

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Kids should wear face masks at outdoor activities on Children’s Day

Parents are advised to ensure that their children wear face masks when they attend outdoor activities on Children’s Day tomorrow, due to poor air quality in and around Bangkok. Dr….

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Four areas in Bangkok have high levels of PM2.5 dust today

Only four areas of Bangkok are affected by high levels of PM2.5 dust today, as temperatures across the country, including the capital, are forecast to plummet by 2-8 degrees celsius…

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Campaign launched to reduce PM2.5 from car exhaust in Bangkok

The Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, car and oil companies have joined hands to reduce PM2.5 dust emissions from vehicle exhausts,…

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Bangkok and suburbs suffering excessive levels of PM2.5 pollution

Excessive levels of PM2.5 dust have been measured in 71 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals in the past 24 hours, with the highest level being recorded in Paknam sub-district…

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Excessive PM2.5 pollution in 23 areas of Bangkok and suburbs

Excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust were detected in 23 areas of Bangkok and peripherals today, according to the Air4Thai website. The areas were PM2.5 exceed the standard level of 37.5…

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Pita to propose Chiang Mai as ASEAN centre for solving PM2.5 problem

Move Forward party leader Pita Limjaroenrat says he will propose Chiang Mai as ASEAN’s centre for solving the PM2.5 dust problem and the party will push a clean air act…

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Pita leads party’s 32 MPs-elect to meeting with Bangkok governor and staff

Move Forward party’s 32 MPs-elect for Bangkok, led by party leader Pita Limjaroenrat, met Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt and his staff today (Tuesday) to discuss ways and methods of cooperation,…

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Thailand’s new air quality standard to take effect on June 1st

Thailand has decided to implement a new PM2.5 standard level, reduced from 50 microns (microgram/cubic metre) to 37.5 microns, and a new air quality index (AQI) standard, reduced from 91…

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Chiang Rai had the most hotspots on Friday – GISTDA

Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai had the highest number of hotspots on Friday, with 206, while PM2.5 levels in 40 provinces, mostly in northern and north-eastern provinces, exceed Thailand’s…

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Protecting yourself from the harmful effects of haze

Fine air pollution particles are continuing to have adverse effects on the health of people around the country, as the air they are breathing has reached dangerous levels of pollution….

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Chiang Mai residents turn to sarcasm in desperation over PM2.5 pollution

A number of Chiang Mai’s residents have taken to social media to post sarcastic comments about the continuing air pollution, in desperation over government’s failure to address the problem. One…

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Chiang Mai governor asks employers to allow staff to work from home

As air pollution from PM2.5 dust and forest fire smoke in Chiang Mai has exceeded the safety level, with the problem likely to get worse, Governor Nirat Pongsitthavorn sought cooperation…

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Fires in Doi Tung development project now under control

Forest fires have destroyed about 80 hectares of forest in the Doi Tung development project, in Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai, and worsened the air pollution in Mae Sai…

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Three villages in Chiang Mai declared pollution disaster zones

Three villages in Mueang and Hang Dong districts of Chiang Mai have been declared disaster zones by the provincial administration, as people in the northern capital are being choked by…

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Chiang Mai shrouded in dust, with excessive PM2.5 in many areas Saturday

Chiang Mai is choked with PM2.5 dust, as the level exceeds 50 microns in many areas, particularly in Mueang Na sub-district of Chiang Dao district, where it was measured at…

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Curfews considered in harsher measures to control forest and farm fires

The Thai government may resort to harsher measures, including curfews in some areas, to deal with the lighting of forest fires and burning of farm waste, Minister of Natural Resources…

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Proposals to address air pollution in Mae Sai to be submitted to government

The private sector and civic groups in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai have formulated short and long term measures to address airborne pollution, which is threatening livelihoods and the…

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Business as usual in Mae Sai district as residents struggle with dust and smoke

As PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere in Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai Province exceeded 710 microns this morning (Monday), it was business as usual for most residents, despite advice…

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Mae Sai residents to hold urgent meeting Monday over intolerable air pollution

People in Mae Sai district of Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai are to meet tomorrow to discuss the PM2.5 pollution problem, which has risen to seven times the safety…

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Fighting ultra-fine dust

Fine dust is back. It accumulates, covering parts of the city and many provinces. Individuals have been exposed to unhealthy levels of tiny air pollutants, known as PM 2.5, with sensitive people…

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“Save Mae Sai” signs pop up in the district as people call for relief from PM2.5

People in Mae Sai district of Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Rai are calling urgent for help to save them from being suffocated by PM2.5 dust. Many “Save Mae Sai”…

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Tighter measures to curb dangerous PM2.5 levels in northern provinces

Thailand’s National Environment Board (NEB) has decided to tighten up measures to curb the worsening PM2.5 problem in 17 northern provinces, which is threatening public health and is being blamed…

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Excessive PM2.5 levels in Bangkok on Tuesday

Air quality in Bangkok and its suburbs today (Tuesday) varies from good to a level which is beginning to affect health, with PM2.5 exceeding the 50-micron safety standard in 69…

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Thailand to use 4 measures to control forest fires and air pollution

The Ministry of Interior has ordered all provinces to step up efforts to control forest fires, smoke and dust emissions with cooperation from all parties concerned. They must follow the…

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Medical professional associations offer advice over dangerously poor air quality

The Royal College of Physicians of Thailand and five other medical professional associations have issued a six-point guideline to help the public to protect themselves from the threat posed by…

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Excessive PM2.5 pollution in most of northern Thailand on Wednesday

PM2.5 dust in most northern provinces today (Wednesday) exceeds the safety level, being measured at between 61 and 200 microns. The situation is likely to deteriorate in the coming days,…

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Excessive PM2.5 in Bangkok’s atmosphere on Sunday

PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere of most of Bangkok today (Sunday) exceeds the 50-micron safety level and the air pollution is likely to worsen and begin to impact health in…

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Air pollution in Chiang Mai and Lampang reaches health-threatening level

PM2.5 dust levels in the atmosphere in 16 northern and north-eastern provinces have exceeded the 50-micron safety standard, but the fine dust in three areas of Chiang Mai and Lampang…

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PM2.5 and PM10 can harm the lungs and heart

Fine dust particles in the atmosphere do not just harm the lungs, but also the heart as well, increasing the risk of coronary heart disease, according to Dr. Thiravat Hemachudha…

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Thailand to reduce the 50-micron of PM2.5 safety standard to 37.5 microns

Thailand will adjust the country’s standard safety level of air pollution from an average of 50 microns to 37.5 microns from June 1st, with the hope that this will help…

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Excessive PM2.5 dust detected in 43 areas of Bangkok on Friday

Air quality in 43 areas in Bangkok on Friday has fallen below the standard level, to the extent that it can adversely affect health, due to a high level of…

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Bangkok administration urges working from home on Thursday due to bad air quality

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has sought cooperation from the public and private sectors by allowing their staff to work from home on Thursday, in anticipation of poor air quality…

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Polluted air cuts global life expectancy by two years

Microscopic air pollution caused mostly by burning fossil fuels shortens lives worldwide by more than two years, researchers reported Tuesday.  Across South Asia, the average person would live five years…

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Thailand’s new air quality standard to become effective in June 2023

The National Environmental Board has approved the Pollution Control Department’s proposal to tighten the air quality safety standard by reducing the safe amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere from…

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Clampdown on excessive vehicle exhaust in and around Bangkok

Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD), in cooperation with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), the Royal Thai Police and the Land Transport Department launched a clampdown today (Wednesday) on vehicles emitting…

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Excessive PM2.5 airborne dust in Bangkok and surrounding areas on Sunday

Air quality in Bangkok and its surrounding areas is below standard today (Sunday), with the level of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere measuring between 56 and 99 microns due to…

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Air quality deteriorating in Thailand’s northern, north-eastern regions

The air quality in several northern and north-eastern provinces, including Chiang Mai, is deteriorating to a level which may pose a risk to people’s health, due to an increase in…

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Excessive levels of PM2.5 dust detected in 28 areas of Bangkok on Monday

Poor air quality has been reported in 28 areas of metropolitan Bangkok today (Monday), with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding safety limits, mainly due to stagnant…

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High level of air pollution found in 11 areas in and around Bangkok on Monday

Poor air quality has been reported today (Monday) by the Department of Pollution Control in 11 areas of Bangkok and its surrounding provinces, with the worst in Khlong Sam Wa…

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Worsening air pollution forecast until Monday in and around Bangkok

People in Bangkok and its surroundings are being advised to brace for deteriorating air quality, with the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere reaching health-threatening levels from today until…

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Bangkok’s air pollution ranked world’s 14th worst, more PM2.5 expected next week

Air quality in and around Bangkok will get worse over the next seven days, with increasing accumulation of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, as Thailand’s capital was placed 14th on…

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Air pollution in Bangkok, 14 other provinces exceed standard levels, to peak on Saturday

People living in Bangkok and 14 other provinces have been advised to refrain from outdoor activities, such as exercise, from today (Thursday) until Monday, due to worsening air pollution caused…

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Special online clinic opens to offer advice on PM2.5 pollution problem

Thailand’s Department of Medical Services has opened a special online clinic to provide counselling to people who may be having problems with atmospheric dust, as eight areas in and around…

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Excessive PM2.5 dust covering 23 areas in and around Bangkok

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…

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Excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust found in many areas in and around Bangkok

The amount of PM2.5 dust in 11 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals exceeds the standard level of 50 micrograms/cubic metre today, according to the Pollution Control Department’s Air4Thai website….

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Worsening air quality in Bangkok, provinces nearby forecast through next month

People living in Bangkok and its surrounding provinces are advised to brace for an increase in PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, which is expected to get worse during the cold…

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PM2.5 pollution returns to Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is warning of an increase in PM2.5 dust between December 5th and 7th, especially in Khlong Sam Wa, Min Buri, Nong Khaem, Tawee Wattana, Bang…

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Commuters make their way amid heavy smog conditions pass an anti-smog gun (not pictured) spraying water to curb air pollution in New Delhi on November 16, 2021, as India’s capital air quality regularly plummets to the “severe” category in winter with levels of harmful particulates at dangerous levels. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP)

Delhi schools shut indefinitely as smog worsens

New Delhi (AFP) – Delhi shut down schools until further notice, urged people to work from home and banned non-essential trucks from entering the Indian capital due to dangerous levels of…

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Unusually high air pollution reading in Chiang Mai’s Chiang Dao district caused by damaged sensor

A malfunctioning air pollution sensor has produced a false reading of PM2.5 dust levels in the atmosphere of Chiang Dao district of Thailand’s northern province of Chiang Mai. It reported…

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13 areas in northern Thailand suffering with excessive amounts of PM2.5 today

Thirteen areas in the northern provinces, especially Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, were found to have PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere at levels which exceed the 50-micron safety standard, with…

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Excessive PM2.5 dust detected in 60 areas of Bangkok and its suburbs

Sixty areas of Bangkok and its suburbs are being affected by air pollution today (Monday), with PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere exceeding the safe level of 50 microns, according to…

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Poor air quality in 68 areas of Bangkok and its suburbs on Thursday morning

People in most areas of Bangkok and its suburbs are having to deal with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust on Thursday morning, but the pollution levels are expected to improve…

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Poor air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces today

Air quality in Bangkok and 11 other provinces is has deteriorated on Saturday, with excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere, particularly in 26 areas of Bangkok and its…

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59 areas in Bangkok and suburbs polluted with excessive PM2.5 on Sunday

Air quality in Bangkok and its suburbs has slightly improved today, with 59 areas being affected by excessive PM2.5 dust, including Din Daeng Road which was identified as the most…

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12 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals suffer excessive PM2.5 on Thursday

People in Thailand’s capital, and its four neighbouring provinces, have been warned to brace for an increase in PM2.5 pollution, with 12 areas facing excessive amounts today and tomorrow. The…

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PM2.5 to return to Bangkok and suburbs on Thursday

People living in Bangkok and its peripherals have been warned of an increase in PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere from this Thursday, as the cold weather front from China weakens….

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Excessive PM2.5 dust reported in 13 areas in and around Bangkok today

Thirteen areas in Bangkok and its suburbs have excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust in the air today (Thursday), while the air quality of other areas remains good, according to the…

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PM2.5 dust forecast to envelop Bangkok again this weekend

People in Bangkok and its suburbs have been warned to brace for the return of excessive amounts of PM2.5 dust, from this Thursday through December 29th, due to poor air…

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Residents of Bangkok advised to avoid out-door activities as air quality worsens

People living in Bangkok have been advised to suspend out-door activities, to go outdoors only if necessary and to wear face masks all the time while they are outdoors, as…

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Bangkok and neighboring provinces have excessive PM2.5 in the atmosphere

Air quality in Bangkok and adjacent provinces has continued to deteriorate for the second day in a row, with the amount of PM2.5 in the atmosphere of 40 areas exceeding…

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34 areas of Bangkok and adjacent provinces suffering excessive PM2.5 – DPC

Air quality in Bangkok and its neighboring provinces is deteriorating, with the amount of PM2.5 in the atmosphere in 34 areas exceeding the 50-micron safety standard today (Friday), according to…

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Poor air quality reported in 19 areas of Bangkok and suburbs

Pollution in 19 areas in Bangkok and its peripherals is above safety levels today, with Tambon Mahachai, in Muang district of Samut Sakhon province, being listed as the worst, with…

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11 districts in Bangkok have excessive PM2.5 dust particles

Air quality in Bangkok, and its two neighbouring provinces of Samut Prakan and Samut Sakhon, has worsened today (Sunday), with the level of PM2.5 dust particles ranging from 37 to…

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Excessive PM2.5 dust particles in seven districts of Bangkok and Samut Prakan

Dust particles of less than 2.5 microns, which blanketed Bangkok and its peripherals and threatened people’s health late last year, have returned to parts of the capital this morning (Saturday)….

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Phahonyothin road in Bang Khen district the worst affected area today

Phahonyothin road in Bang Khen district of Bangkok has surpassed Rama II road in Samut Sakhon as the worst-affected area from PM2.5 dust particles out of a total of 41…

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