Thailand’s new space laboratory joins battle against PM2.5 smog

Thailand is deploying its new space laboratory to combat seasonal PM2.5 haze that has sent the Kingdom soaring to the top of the world pollution rankings for the last few weeks.

On Tuesday, Chiang Mai was again listed as the world’s most polluted city by the IQAir monitoring website as forest fires and agricultural burning continue to plague northern Thailand with PM2.5 smog. Chiang Mai registered an air quality index of 210 with PM2.5 levels at over three times the national safe limit.

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The Nation Reporter