Air quality in Bangkok, other regions of Thailand improving
The Centre for Air Pollution Mitigation announced on Tuesday morning that pollution in Bangkok and other provinces is slowly improving.
The PM2.5 (dust particles measuring 2.5 microns in diameter) readings in different regions of the country are:
• Greater Bangkok: 23 to 40 micrograms per cubic meter of air (μg/m3)
• North: 14 to 30μg/m3
• Northeast: 12 to 38μg/m3
• Central region and West: 23 to 37μg/m3
• East: 13 to 34μg/m3
• South: 8 to 16μg/m3
The Pollution Control Department, meanwhile, has warned that PM2.5 levels in Greater Bangkok will be high from Thursday to Saturday, but will improve from Sunday to next Tuesday.
Residents can monitor the quality of air via the websites Air4Thai.com and bangkokairquality.com or the Air4Thai and AirBKK applications.