Thailand warns of high pollution in capital, officials to work from home

February 15, 2024

BANGKOK -- Thai authorities warned that pollution levels in Bangkok and surrounding provinces had hit unhealthy levels on Thursday, ordering government employees in the capital to work from home for the next two days and urging others to do the same. Air pollution is caused by a combination of crop-related burning, industrial pollution and heavy traffic, and a smoky haze covered the Bangkok's skyline. A view of the city amid air pollution during sunrise in Bangkok, Thailand, February 15, 2024. In a bid to curb traffic pollution, Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt told staff at the Metropolitan Administration's agencies to work from home and said other employees should also do the same. He said some areas of the city had high levels of pollution and authorities were ready to manage the situation.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

Featured Jobs