'Dust dome' to blame for city's haze

23.01.2021 - 05:57

Air safety threshold may be lowered

The drop in air quality across Bangkok over the past week is caused by an urban "dust dome" over the city, which formed as low atmospheric pressure and high-rise buildings trapped dust and other pollutants from the burning of agricultural waste, says Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa.

(Environment, Bangkok)

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