Published: Mar 09, 2021
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) on Tuesday revealed images from Aqua and Suomi NPP satellites taken on Monday showing smog caused by forest fires in the northern region of Thailand.
Published: Apr 09, 2020
Soaring levels of PM2.5 air pollution fell slightly in the North on Thursday (April 9), after hotspots caused by fires in Chiang Mai province decreased by 50 per cent. Efforts to get the fires and pollution came at a tragic cost, however, when four men lost their lives fighting forest blazes.
Published: Oct 04, 2019
HÀ NỘI The Việt Nam Environment Administration under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has advised members of the public, especially children, the elderly, pregnant women and those with respiratory diseases, to limit outdoor activities due to rising pollution.
Published: Sep 24, 2019
Smoke from forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, caused the 24-hour average levels of PM2.5 – airborne particulates 2.5 microns or less in diameter – in Narathiwat and Yala to hit nearly 90 micrograms per cubic metre of air on Tuesday. The levels were almost double the Thai safe level of 50mcg and quadruple the World Health Organisation’s safety level of 25mcg.