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Air pollution to rise again

Worsening dust pollution was forecast for the capital and nearby areas on Thursday with the wind that has dispersed much of the smog expected weaken in the afternoon. Unsafe PM2.5 levels were reported in the morning in Bangkok’s Bang Khunthian … Continue reading

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Two Bangkok schools cancel classes to protect students from air pollution

Two Bangkok schools have cancelled class for the rest of the week to protect their students from hazardous air pollution currently enveloping the city. Last night, Roong Aroon school in Bang Khun Thian district and Chulalongkorn University Demonstration School in … Continue reading

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Air pollution alert for Friday

Air pollution is expected to get worse in Bangkok on Friday following a slight improvement in weather conditions on Thursday. Fewer locations reported fine particle dust higher than safe levels on Thursday, while the Thai Meteorological Department issued a warning … Continue reading

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Smog blankets Bangkok as experts warn of serious threat to public health

Bangkok has been engulfed by smog for the past few days as experts warn of the threat to public health if the unhealthy air quality levels persist. The authorities must take the air pollution problem in the Thai capital seriously … Continue reading

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Haze returns to city as long holiday ends

Air pollution caused by dust is set to worsen again in the capital, the Pollution Control Department (PCD) has warned. The ultrafine dust returned to Bangkok on Sunday, with 21 areas reporting air pollution exceeding the “safety limits”, according to … Continue reading

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Rainmakers consider seeding Bangkok sky as PM2.5 returns to ‘safe’ level

The Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation Department is preparing to seed clouds above Bangkok in an attempt to ease the capital’s smog problems. Haze has spread over the capital over the past few days, causing a health hazard for vulnerable … Continue reading

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Bangkok’s air pollution level remains high

The Pollution Control Department warned on Thursday that unhealthy levels of particulate matter would continue to make life uncomfortable in Bangkok for a few more days, blaming it on weather conditions. The department reported the noon levels of particulate matter … Continue reading

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Bangkok chokes again on hazardous haze

Haze in Bangkok containing dust particles reached 82 microgrammes per cubic metre Monday, exceeding safe limits, according to the Pollution Control Department. The department on Monday reported four locations in the city affected by airborne particulates that exceeded the safe … Continue reading

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