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Oct 20. 2018
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Heavy rains are predicted in many provinces in the lower North, Central, East and South, including Bangkok, as a depression over the Gulf of Thailand is expected to land on Prachuap Khiri Khan on Saturday, the Meteorological Department said.

In its second warning related to the latest tropical depression issued at 5am on Saturday, the department said the depression over the Gulf of Thailand is due at latitude 9.0 degrees North, longitude 104.0 degrees East, with maximum sustained winds of about 30 knots.

It said the storm is moving west-northwest at speed of 10 kilometres per hour.

The affected areas are:

On Saturday:

Central: Nakhon Sawan Chai Nat Uthai Thani Sing Buri Ang Thong Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Kanchanaburi, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi, Samut Songkhram and Samut Sakhon, including Bangkok and its vicinity.

East: Chachoengsao, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat.

South: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Ranong and Phangnga.

On Sunday and Monday:

North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Sukhothai, Uttaradit, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phetchabun and Tak

Central: Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Uthai Thani, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom, Ratchaburi, Samut Songkhram and Samut Sakhon, including Bangkok and its vicinity.

East: Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat.

South:Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan and Chumphon.

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