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: 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.