Smoke haze blurs imaginative and prescient in southern Thailand’s Betong district

Southern Thailand’s Betong district, situated in Yala province, is experiencing smoke haze typical presently of the 12 months, primarily originating from Indonesia, according to native officers.
This morning, Betong’s PM10 stage, referring to particles with a diameter of 10 micrometres or much less, was recorded at fifty four microgrammes per cubic metre (µg/m3), which is not at present a level hazardous to public well being. Visibility has not but been affected, but motorists have been urged to train warning. Health officials have additionally warned about potential eye irritation and respiratory issues if smoke haze levels proceed to rise, Bangkok Post reported.
The air pollution monitoring station of the Prince of Songkla University reported excessive levels of the finer PM2.5 mud all through southern Thailand right now, with measurements of around 50-55 µg/m3. Pay zero is on the very limit of the government-set safe levels.
In the north of Thailand, a wildfire continues to burn in Mae Pim National Park, with the Doi Pui space in tambon Tha Sai of Chiang Rai’s Muang district being the most affected. Last night, the fire was concentrated near a tv transmission tower, with nationwide park personnel, native authorities crews, and volunteers working hard to create a firebreak to forestall the flames from reaching the construction. However, the blaze continued to unfold across the Doi Pui space.
Additional fires have been reported across Chiang Rai, including the Nam Kok forest in tambon Huay Chomphu of Mueang district, Doi Kat Phi in Lam Nam Kok National Park in Mae Suay district, close to Huay Kang Pla waterfall in Mae Chan district, and a forest reserve in Wiang Pa Pao district. Overall, at least 170 smoke haze hotspots have been detected throughout Chiang Rai yesterday..

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