GISDA reveals satellite data showing that PM 2.5 dust exceeds the standard in many areas, “Kamphaeng Phet”, the highest with 1,237 spots in Thailand and 4,949 spots in Myanmar.
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization) or GISTDA reveals data from Himawari satellite at 09.00 today, March 9, 2023. PM2.5 dust levels still exceed standards in many areas of the country. The province with the highest PM2.5 is in Kamphaeng Phet, while Bangkok finds the highest PM2.5 in Bang Na. Before leaving the house, wear a mask every time to prevent respiratory diseases that may follow. come
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In addition, GISTDA also revealed data from the Suomi NPP satellite on March 8, 2023, Thailand found 1,237 hot spots, while the Republic of the Union of Myanmar was still leading at 4,949 hot spots. Laos 2,913 points, Cambodia 1,888 points, Vietnam 426 points and Malaysia 18 points.
for hot spots in Thailand Most of them were found in 517 conserved forest areas, 295 national conserved forest areas, 195 agricultural areas, 111 areas of the SorPor Por. Area, 107 community areas and other areas, and 12 areas along the highways. The most hot spots were found in Kanchanaburi, 221 points.
As for the PM2.5 dust value, when checking from the “Check Dust” application at 10:00 a.m., it was found that many areas of the country were in orange and red levels. Indicates that it exceeds the specified standard. and began to affect health such as Kamphaeng Phet, Phayao, Sukhothai, Nan, Lamphun, Phrae, Loei, Uttaradit, Lampang, Lopburi, etc., while all areas of Bangkok Also at the orange level, with the highest PM2.5 dust value found in Bang Na, Prawet, Bang Rak, Khlong Toei, Phra Khanong, Sathorn, Wattana, Yannawa, etc. However, before leaving the house, wear a mask every time to prevent respiratory diseases that may follow.
One thing to watch out for that often comes with forest fires and hot spots is PM 2.5. The hot spots from neighboring countries may result in PM 2.5 dust in the border areas due to the influence of the country. the wind that will blow through forest fire smog problem affecting various systems of the country all along especially the economic system, social system, so in the near future Thailand is going to use the full THEOS-2 system, one of the important missions of this system is to survey, analyze and monitor the disaster situation that has occurred or is expected to occur. timely and precisely To support important information for all relevant agencies to use the information to plan, prevent, mitigate, and solve problems more directly.