Smoggy conditions for north Thailand

The combination of illegal forest burning and drought conditions have caused high levels of pollution across nine northern regions. The focus has been on Chiang Rai due to a recent ASEAN meeting; some parts of the city were still recording very unhealthy levels of PM2.5 particles. These are of a size that can be breathed in, causing symptoms such as wheezing, difficulty breathing and chest tightness. Read more.

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Affected Countries