Last week, the bad the air in Bangkok was at its peak. Schools were shut down and the government called in the drones that sprayed water in an attempt to improve the situation.
at the same time overflowed the pictures of thais, red eyes and bleeding noses over in social media.
the increasing concern for the development. The demand for air purifiers and face masks soared in the height. Air purifiers have now sold out, reports the news agency Bloomberg.
" We imagined us never to air could be this bad. It is not possible to find a cleaner in the shops or on the web, " says a Bangkok-stay to Bloomberg.
In the last week when the air was most closed to the thai authorities close to 450 schools. Then put it also into the use of drones which released water into the air in an attempt to reduce the smoggen.A woman helps a child to take on a face mask to protect against the bad air. Photo: Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP
the air now became something to daily keep tabs on. Over two million alleged to have downloaded an app that updates the level of contamination in the air. It is clearly more than in India's capital of New Delhi, which has even more of a problem with the air but where only 80.000 keep up to date, reports Bloomberg.
The bad air is explained by the weather tints, exhaust, industrial emissions, construction dust and sopförbränning.
it is Now expected that the pressure on the industries that emit the most increase and the pressure on more environmentally friendly methods increase. The united nations has urged Thailand to set on to greener technology in factories and ensure that the open burning of waste, a stop to get a better long-term air quality.
on the game. Tourism is one of the country's most important industries, and Bangkok, thailand is the world's most visited city. Poor air quality risk of discourage.
Prime minister Paryuth Chan-O-Cha warns, however, against too radical solutions, such as bans for certain vehicles.
" Are we ready to use our budget for it at any price, he asked in an interview with news agency AP.
Paryuth Chan-O-Cha took over the post of prime minister when the military overthrew the government in Thailand in 2014. In march of this year held the first free elections since the military coup.
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