Published: Apr 09, 2022
Intense burning of farm waste in neighbouring countries and the direction of the wind will possibly worsen air pollution in Bangkok and other parts of Thailand, a local social-media celebrity warned on Saturday.
Published: Mar 11, 2022
Satellite images show forest fires that normally blanket the North in haze have dropped sharply during this year’s burning season. The images revealed 3,717 hotspots in northern national forests from January 1 to March 8 – more than four times fewer than the 17,289 hotspots in the same period of 2020, and 25,770 hotspots in 2019, said the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Thursday.
Published: Apr 17, 2019
THE HUGE FIRE, which this week turned Doi Jorakhe into an inferno and destroyed more than 1,000 rai (160 hectares) of forestland, has been contained with most hot spots put out, deputy governor Narong Rojjanasothorn said yesterday.