Statistics of Grass Fires Around Bangkok


A cause of grave concern for many motorists are grass fires that can greatly cut visibility. This picture tweeted by @surachaiin was taken the other day of a scene on the motorway near Suvarnabhumhi Airport. You can clearly see how dangerous it is when day is suddenly turned into night. The BMA has just released statistics for grass fires around Bangkok. In 2010 there were 2,953 fires, 2011 there were 1,803 fires, 2012 there were 3,205 fires and this year so far 35 fires. The low number of grass fires in 2011 was most likely due to the Great Flood.

RT @pr_bangkok: ไฟไหม้หญ้าในกทม.ปี53-2,953ครั้ง/ปี54-1,803ครั้ง/ปี55-3,205ครั้ง/ปี56เฉพาะ23มีค-35ครั้งส่วนใหญ่เกิดพท.ชานเมืองรอบนอก

RT @surachaiin: มอเตอร์เวย์ขาเข้าก่อนสนามบินสุวรรณภูมิมีไฟไหม้ทุ่งด้านซ้ายการจราจรชะลอตัวมองไม่เห็นทาง

One thought on “Statistics of Grass Fires Around Bangkok

  • March 30, 2013 at 8:11 pm

    In Borneo, we have forest fire. G grass fire in Bangkok.ood know the statistics for


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