At 2:30 p.m. on February 2, 2023 at the Government House, Mr. Pinsak Suraswadi, Director General of the Pollution Control Department (PCD), announced the PM 2.5 dust situation that the current PM2.5 value is beyond the standard and affects affecting the health of people, especially in central Thailand North and Northeast, including the South, in addition to Bangkok and large cities In addition, the 15 provinces with the highest heat spots were Kanchanaburi, Chaiyaphum, Tak, Phetchabun, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Phayao, Ratchaburi, Phrae, Chiang Mai, Kalasin, Uttaradit and Nakhon Ratchasima.
Mr. Pinsak continued that on February 5, PM 2.5 will decrease to a moderate level. Then on February 7, it will drop to the standard level. Both in Bangkok and 17 northern provinces. The Prime Minister has ordered strict protection. by having a work form home to reduce construction Burning in the open air, people, risk groups can be examined. And take care of yourself through the Air 4 Thai application to be aware of the PM 2.5 dust situation, while people in the Bangkok area can check through the Air Bkk application.
Mr. Anucha Burapachaisri, Deputy Secretary-General to the Prime Minister for Political Affairs Acting as a spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said that the Prime Minister seriously focused on solving PM 2.5 dust problems and had additional orders to raise measures at the local level. and asked for the cooperation of the people In the future, there may be a reduction in transportation.