The amount of PM2.5 dust in 11 areas of Bangkok and its peripherals exceeds the standard level of 50 micrograms/cubic metre today, according to the Pollution Control Department’s Air4Thai website.
The department said that air quality this morning (Wednesday) ranged from good to a level which may pose a health hazard, measuring between 50 and 62 microns.
The areas where PM2.5 dust exceed 50 microns are:
- Paknam sub-district in Muang district, Samut Prakan province, 53 microns.
- Mahachai sub-district in Muang district, Samut Sakhon, 62 microns. PM10 dust particles in the same sub-district also to exceeded the standard level, ranging from 54 to 122 microns.
- Nakhon Pathom sub-district in Muang district, Nakhon Pathom province, 53 microns.
- Klong Sam Wa district in Bangkok, 55 microns.
- Krung Kasem road in Pom Prab district, Bangkok, 52 microns.
- Rama 3 Road in Yan Nawa district, Bangkok, 51 microns.
- Buddha Monthon 1 Road in Talingchan district, Bangkok, 52 microns.
- Khlong Thawee Wattana Road, Bangkok, 51 microns.
- Phet Kasem Road in Phasi Charoen district, Bangkok, 53 microns.
- Macharoen Road, off the Phet Kasem main road in Nong Khaem district, Bangkok, 61 microns.
- Aekkachai Road in Bang Bon district, Bangkok, 51 microns.
Source: Thai PBS World