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Dangerous Smog In Bangkok Forces Hundreds Of Schools To Close

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While hundreds of schools in the American Midwest are shut down due to freezing temperatures, hundreds in another part of the world are facing closures for a different reason entirely: air pollution. Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok has been dealing with shitty air quality all month, but now the incessant air pollution has forced the city to close schools for the rest of the week. “We will assess the situation on Saturday and Sunday to see whether there would be the need to close all schools further next week,” said government spokesman Puttipong Punnakan, according to Reuters.

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