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For those going to Bangkok for your holidays, please be informed that the air there is in an unhealthy stage.
Air pollution in the Thai capital has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks with residents complaining of smog and respiratory problems. Some schools were closed yesterday or kept children indoors.
The Pollution Control Department said that at noon yesterday, PM2.5 dust in the Bangkok metropolitan area was measured at 72-95 micrograms per cubic metre of air.
That compares with a World Health Organisation guideline of an annual average of no more than 10 micrograms per cubic metre of air.