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Smog rings alarm bells in Chiang Mai

Amid ‘very dangerous’ air pollution, children and elderly told to stay inside The North continued to choke in smog, as air pollution level soared in an increasing number of hotspots after the end of the ban on burning. The level of … Continue reading

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As fires spread in North, pollution levels spiral

Public cautioned to respect burning ban  Air pollution in northern Lampang and Phayao provinces escalated to hazardous levels yesterday as fires spread in the region. The PM10 level stood at between 81 and 104 microgrammes per cubic metre, up from … Continue reading

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Dangerous pollution spreads to Northeastern region

Air pollution from a high level of particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) has continued to intensify. The problem is no longer limited to the Northern region, but also to the Northeast. Tak’s Mae Sot district was found 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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Bangkok residents brace for worse pollution

Bangkok’s air pollution which exceeds health safety levels has improved but it could worsen at the end of next month, according to the Department of Pollution Control (DPC). The pollution in the capital has improved after getting worse over the … Continue reading

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Bangkok air pollution at harmful levels

Bangkok’s air pollution exceeded health safety levels on five of the last eight days, brought on by still and stagnant air, the Pollution Control Department reported on Thursday. The amount of fine particulates up to 2.5 micrometres in diameter had … Continue reading

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