Haze and PM2.5 Levels Still Dangerous as Burning Ban Lifted in Northern Thailand


With forest fires contributing to the high levels of PM2.5 pollution – airborne particulates 2.5 microns or less in diameter

CHIANG RAI – Although it was the last day of the ban on the outdoor burning ban in nine northern provinces on Tuesday, multiple forest fires continued to be a problem.

A satellite report cited 107 hotspots in the region on Monday with 35 locales in Chiang Rai and 15 sites in Chiang Mai.