Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai is still flooded with dust, PM 2.5, a serious crisis, the governor of Chiang Mai ordered to raise the level of assistance.

As for Chiang Rai, it is worrying about dust, which ranks second in the country. Mae Fah Luang District is at 336.1 micrograms/m3. Forest fires across Chiang Rai spread to Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Province. online

Closing Khun Korn Waterfall

promoted football league

The doctor's appointment changed the treatment to a video conference.

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Mae Sai district can't stand it, the province does not declare it a disaster area, sends a letter to the provincial governor, if not adjusted, will raise the protest level.

Cabinet sticks to tiny dust

Ask the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to coordinate cooperation with neighboring countries.

The PM2.5 dust situation in the North and Northeast has not been alleviated.

The provinces in the north that are particularly affected are Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai.

Air quality at health hazard levels

There was a dense cloud of smoke from forest fires. At 11.00, PM2.5 dust was detected at Muang Ngai Subdistrict, Chiang Dao District, with a height of 629 mcg/m3. The urban area has PM2.5 dust of up to 310 mcg/m3, making Chiang Mai ranked number one city with the worst air quality in the world for the fourth day in a row.

From the ranking of the website

while Mr. Nirat


Chiang Mai Governor

Immediately ordered to raise the level of assistance to people affected by smog and dust, no need to declare a disaster area.

Ask locals to urgently procure N95 masks to distribute to affected people, such as in Mae On District, while in San Kamphaeng District, the dust value is much higher than the standard.

especially on Sai Watthana Road

Dhamma San Kamphaeng - Chiang Mai

On other roads, motorcyclists encounter tiny dust that burns their eyes and nose. At San Kamphaeng Hospital, the PM2.5 dust value is as high as 246 mcg/m3, allowing the district to have the power to consider stopping classes.

Stop working or keep working from home.

If the level of toxic dust in the area is critical, all hospitals are required to take care of vulnerable patients.

Confirmed that in the burning control area is good, but the smoke dust that enters is a transboundary haze from neighboring countries that has accumulated over the past 1 month, totaling almost 200,000 points, causing Chiang Mai to face a smog crisis.

Assoc. Prof. Chalerm Lewsrisakul, M.D., Head of the Department of Medicine and Lecturer of the Respiratory System Department

Critical care and allergy medicine

Faculty of Medicine

Chiang Mai University reveals that from the problem of PM2.5 dust, causing more patients to be hospitalized.

at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital

There are many patients who are treated at the emergency room.

but cannot stay in the hospital for treatment

because the ward is constantly full

Reporters patrolled the villages of wealthy people in many areas of

Mueang Chiang Mai District

Found many families in the village dragging their luggage to travel to the seaside provinces.

to escape the smog problem

Especially direct flights from Chiang Mai to provinces with seas such as Krabi, Phuket, Surat Thani, U-Tapao and Hua Hin are particularly busy.

leaving the elderly to watch over the house. In addition, in major shopping malls in Chiang Mai, there are many people fleeing the heat and escaping the smog as well.

As for the situation of PM2.5 smoke dust in Chiang Rai province, it is still very serious.

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency

(Public Organization) or GISTDA found that at 9:00 a.m., Chiang Rai had a dust value of 221.6 mcg/m3, ranked second in the country after Mae Hong Son with a PM value of 2.5 at 292.6 mcg. /m3 Districts with the highest PM2.5 dust in Chiang Rai are Mae Fah Luang District, 336.1 micron/m3, Wiang Pa Pao District, 332.6 micron/m3, and Mae Suai District, 296.0 micron. g/m3, Wiang Phang Kham Sub-district, Mae Sai District, 517 microns/m3, although the Chiang Rai Provincial Governor asked for cooperation from all districts to help spray water to increase humidity in the air.

but still cannot reduce the severity of the dust that is currently critical

Mae Fah Luang University announced the suspension of teaching at the end of 2022 from March 30 to April 17, asking teachers to consider adjusting teaching and learning online.

Let university personnel work from home

At the same time, there are still several fires in

Chiang Rai Province continued from the night of March 27 to March 28, especially in Doi Pui area.

Mae Puem National Park, Huai Sak Subdistrict, Pa O Don Chai Subdistrict

Mueang Chiang Rai District

Doi Crocodile, adjacent to Mae Chan District and Mueang Chiang Rai District, Doi Chang, Mae Suai District, including the Thai-Myanmar border from Wiang Phang Kham Subdistrict to Pong Ngam Subdistrict, Mae Sai District, the fire burned in the forest area of ​​Moo 3 Ban San. Maket, Moo 23, Ban Huai Kra, Moo 26, Mae Salong Nai Subdistrict, Mae Fah Luang District, at Ban Khun Suai, Moo 14, Wawee Subdistrict, Mae Suai District, the fire spread to the area of ​​Ban Nong Ya Sai, Moo 11, Pa Daet Subdistrict. and Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Province from the haze crisis, Mr. Pittaya Lassrisang, head of Lam Nam Kok National Park (preparation), which has most of the area in the area

Mueang Chiang Rai District

Announcement to close Khun Korn Waterfall, Mae Korn Subdistrict, Mueang Chiang Rai District

Because there were many hot spots in the area and the staff had to mobilize to go on a mission to extinguish the forest fires.

Ms. Atchara La-On-Nuanpanich

Director of Chiang Rai Prachanukroh Hospital

Announcement to postpone each patient's appointment as appropriate

Turned to a way to maintain video conferencing.

Mr. Chitwin Chinanuwat, director of the professional football club "Leo Chiang Rai United", has a letter to Thai League Co., Ltd., requesting to postpone the important football league match. Chiang Rai Stadium in Ban Du Subdistrict

Mueang Chiang Rai District

Received a visit from the Port Authority FC club on April 4th because the average PM 2.5 dust exceeds 480 mcg/m3 and tends to increase so that football players cannot train. rehearsal

Mrs. Rojarek Kantrisombat, a network of people's leaders, said that Mae Sai residents have been affected by the smog for more than 43 days. Nowadays, it's difficult to breathe. They have to wear double masks. They have burning eyes and runny noses.

Went to submit a letter to Mr. Narongphon Kidread, Mae Sai Provincial Police Department, to the governor of Chiang Rai province asking to declare it a disaster area and raise the level of solving the smog crisis in the area.

Mae Sai is a national agenda.

There was an ASEAN-level dialogue between Thailand-Myanmar-Laos-China. Mr. Puttipong Sirimat, the governor of Chiang Rai province, called the head of the meeting about this matter, but there was no clear answer.

The network will wait another 2-3 days if the problem has not been resolved.

will submit a letter to the relevant ministries

However, various problems arise from a group of companies bringing seeds to promote planting both in Thailand and in neighboring countries.

without good management

did not take into account the smog problem that would affect

causing farmers to use the method of burning the forest in a wide area

Until the problem of smog followed

On the same day, the Royal Thai Air Force arranged a BT-67 transporter to fly from Wing 41, Chiang Mai Province, bringing 3,000-5,000 liters of water mixed with Phos-Chek to spray water to control forest fires and alleviate dust problems in the air.

At the mountain forest area, Mae Yao Sub-district, Mueang District, Chiang Rai Province, where many forest fires occurred and continued for several days.

At the same time, a summer storm occurred in many provinces.

On the evening of March 27-28, such as Tha Uthen District, Na Wa District, Si Songkhram District and Mueang Nakhon Phanom District in Sakon Nakhon Province, at Phana Kaew District 55 behind Wanon Niwat District 45 behind Kusumarn District 31 behind Sawang Daen Din, 72 houses, while in Roi Et province, there are summer storms in 2 districts: Kaset Wisai and Thawat Buri. In Nakhon Ratchasima, a summer storm hits 3 educational institutions in Area 7, most of which are school buildings, classrooms, teacher housing, teaching equipment and In Trat province, a summer storm hits the Thai-Cambodian border trade market.

Ban Mamuang, Nonsee Subdistrict, Bo Rai District

Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, said in an interview that the cabinet meeting followed up on the progress of solving PM 2.5 dust and forest burning, and he advised related agencies to solve problems both locally and centrally. at the national level and have already signed a coordination requesting cooperation at the government level

must ask for cooperation from neighboring countries as well

Especially burning weeds that are still a lot.

As for Thai people, we have to work together.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urgently requested cooperation to reduce the burning of agricultural land.

They also ask for cooperation from private companies investing in businesses in neighboring countries to help take care of the agricultural areas as well.