Discovering the 3 causes of the “burning smell” all over Bangkok, leading to a hashtag trend.

Sustainability leaders in Bangkok identify 3 causes of 'burning smell' in Bangkok, leading to rising PM 2.5 dust values. Recently, the smell is still present, causing the hashtag #burningodor to trend on Twitter (X)

On March 20, 2024, at around 21:00, the incident revealed that people in many areas of Bangkok and some areas of Nonthaburi province smelled a strong smell of smoke. However, the source is unknown. It was found out on the website iqair.com High levels of PM 2.5 dust were found in many areas of Bangkok tonight. and nearby provinces And from the air quality ranking of the world's important cities at 11:00 p.m., it was found that the number 1 place is Phnom Penh, Cambodia with 174 AQI US, while Bangkok is in 7th place with 151 AQI US. As previously reported (Bangkok is drowning in dust, ranked 7th in the world. Some people smell smoke and don't know where it's coming from).

Later on Twitter (X) Friends table posted a message explaining why “burning smell” Noting that the governor's advisor Phonphrom NS Vikitseth And the Bangkok Sustainability Executive explained the 3 causes of the burning smell as follows.

1. The wind direction on the 20th is easterly (as shown in the picture), which is different from the other days. During this period, it comes from the Gulf of Thailand. As for the burns in the last 24 hours, several places have been found in the surrounding area.

2. The weather is unstable during this period. It's a summer storm. In addition, there was high pressure in the northeast yesterday. As a result, the height of the mixed atmosphere (Mixing Height) decreases and the dust accumulates more.

3. Humidity in the atmosphere causes an increase in PM 2.5 secondary dust particles, especially particles made of nitrogen and ammonia compounds, which will react well in high humidity conditions.

Most recently, on March 21, 2024, at 06:00, journalists reported that in 2024 In many areas of Bangkok, people still smell burning. This caused many people to talk about the problem. As a result, with the hashtag #burning smell Still trending on Twitter (X).

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