Excessive dust covers Bangkok and its suburbs on Friday

All of Bangkok and its suburbs are blanketed in excessive dust today (Friday), beyond the safety level, according to the Pollution Control Department.

The department’s Air4Thai webpage released its latest report on air quality in and around Bangkok at 7am today. It shows that the amount of PM2.5 dust in the atmosphere ranges from 52 to 114 microns, beyond the 50-micron safety threshold.

The worst affected areas are Kanchanapisek Road in Bang Khun Thian district, which recorded 114 microns, 81 microns in Paknam sub-district of Samut Prakan, Mahachai sub-district of Samut Sakhon, Chom Thong district and Petkasem 81 in Nong Khaem district.

 

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)