Published: Dec 16, 2021
With cool-to-cold weather upon us and changing air pressure as well as more people travelling, the dust problem is returning, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said on Thursday after a meeting with the Committee on Occupational Disease Control and Environmental Diseases.
Published: Nov 03, 2021
Bangkokians should prepare for PM2.5 dust (particles less than 2.5 micrometres in diameter) during the cooler season from December to February, while real-time air quality information can be checked via websites and a phone application, the governor said on Wednesday.
Published: Mar 29, 2021
An extraordinarily strong yellow dust storm originating from the inland deserts in northern China blanketed all of South Korea on Monday, prompting authorities to issue a yellow dust warning for Seoul and almost all parts of the country.
Published: Jan 20, 2021
Air pollution in 52 districts around Bangkok and its vicinity hit unsafe levels on Wednesday morning, with PM2.5 readings coming in at 52 to 83 micrograms per cubic metre (μg/m3), the Pollution Control Department reported.
Published: Jan 18, 2021
Air pollution in three areas in and around Bangkok hit unsafe levels on Monday, with PM2.5 readings in the morning coming in at between 29 and 71 micrograms per cubic metre of air (μg/m3), the Pollution Control Department reported.
Published: Jan 15, 2021
Air pollution in 11 areas in Bangkok and its vicinity hit unsafe levels on Friday morning with PM2.5 readings coming in at 44 to 111 micrograms per cubic metre (μg/m3), the Pollution Control Department reported.