Unsafe smog levels were reported at 54 locations in the capital with the worst level recorded in Sai Mai district this morning.
The Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister ordered subordinates to cope with field burning and promote alternatives to replace it in order to reduce hazardous smog.
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered relevant organizations to enforce laws strictly to reduce smog and ask operators and people to cooperate.
The Pollution Control Department is seriously imposing regulations to try to curb smog, including a ban on outdoor burning in Bangkok and nearby provinces.
The government spokesperson expressed gratitude towards the Chiang Mai Breath Council for its concern on smog in the North
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha extended moral support to firefighters working in forests because they must fight persistent burning of forests
Haze hits the northern provinces of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai where the levels of particulate matteres remain high for several days.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha today visited the northern provinces of Nan and Phayao to follow up water management,
The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives intensifies its measures to cope with smog, including serious efforts to stop burning in farmland.
Smog from burning of farm waste and bushfires continues to plague several provinces in northern Thailand.
High levels of smog continue to blanket Bangkok as police beef up law enforcement against polluting vehicles.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has stepped up its measures and action to cope with the mysterious novel coronavirus from China and smog in the country.