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30 sept. 2019 | 10h03 UTC

Thailand: Air Quality Index reaches unhealthy levels in Bangkok region September 30

Thailand Alerte de sécurité

Air Quality Index (AQI) reaches unhealthy levels in Bangkok region September 30; situation to continue over the coming days

TIMEFRAME expected from 30/9/2019, 12h00 until 6/10/2019, 11h59 (Asia/Bangkok). COUNTRY/REGION Bangkok


As of Monday, September 30, the Thai Pollution Control Department (PCD) reported unhealthy levels of air pollution in the capital Bangkok. At approximately 14:00 (local time), an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 190 was recorded in several location across the greater Bangkok area.

The Thai prime minister announced on social media that state agencies were already implementing measures to curb air pollution and fine dust. The situation is forecast to persist through the end of the week.


According to environment group structures, Bangkok is currently the tenth most polluted capital city in the world. Traffic congestion, railway and condominium construction, road works, and dry season weather are generally responsible for the worsening air quality in the Thai capital.

An AQI reading of 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 moderate, and 101-200 unhealthy.


Individuals present in Bangkok are advised to keep abreast of the situation, updates and health advisories issued by the Pollution Control Department (PCD), limit outdoor activities until the situation normalize or wear N95 rated masks as a protection. Children and those with chronic respiratory illnesses should exercise increased caution. Individuals are advised to seek medical attention if experiencing breathing difficulties or other health concerns.


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