Forest Fire (6497 ha) in Thailand 05 Mar 2024

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1019496
Countries: Thailand
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Mar 2024 - 18 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 13
People affected: 116 in the burned area
Burned area: 6497 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Mae Hong Son eyes rainy season revival2024-03-27T00:01+0100.

With tourism bookings plunging in Mae Hong Son amidst heavy smog and flight cancellations, the province is hoping to revive the market during the rainy season, with higher expenditure to compensate for losses during the hot season. Phanuwat
Climate crisis everywhere, all at once: Record-breaking temperature in ... 2024-03-20T06:19+0100.

Almost every day over the last nine months, Indonesia has broken national records. The record-breaking temperatures continued on March 19, 2024, when many stations reported their warmest March night on record. At the same time, temperature
Smokin’ setback: Forest fires force Bangkok Airways flight cancellatio ... 2024-03-19T05:24+0100.

The concentration of dust particles smaller than 2.5 microns was measured at 294 microgrammes per cubic metre, exceeding the standard value by seven times. This marked the highest recorded amount among the northern provinces of Thailand. A
Travel chaos as flights cancelled amidst Mae Hong Son forest fires2024-03-19T05:05+0100.

Thick smoke fills the sky as forest fires rage on in Mueang Mae Hong Son District. With 277 hotspots and 110 fire locations identified, the situation remains critical. PM2.5 levels soar seven times above safety standards, posing a significa

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