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This morning, a significant increase in air pollution with PM2.5 particles was recorded in 50 provinces of Thailand.

This morning, a significant increase in air pollution with PM2.5 particles was recorded in 50 provinces of Thailand.

The worst air quality is observed in the provinces of Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, Nakhon Pathom, Singburi, Ratchaburi, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, and Kanchanaburi. The concentration of fine particulate matter in the air in these provinces ranged from 76 µg/m³ to 101.1 µg/m³, exceeding the permissible norm of 37 µg/m³.

Over the weekend, the Department of Pollution Control announced that Thailand has officially entered the smog season due to high atmospheric pressure and stable winds leading to an increase in PM2.5 particle concentrations in the air.

According to the Geoinformatics and Space Technology Development Agency, Thailand recorded 217 "hotspots" in just one day, including 137 in rural areas and 39 in national parks and conservation areas.

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