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Doi Inthanon dips below zero


Doi Inthanon, the highest mountain in Chiang Mai province, has reported sub-zero temperatures as winter intensified. 

Kitsiam Khongsatri, the chief of Doi Inthanon National Park, confirmed that the sub-zero temperature was recorded at 5am before rising to 3 degrees Celsius. He believed the temperature could dip even more as the winter is forecast to stay for a while.

Doi Inthanon dips below zero

The chief revealed that some 7,800 visitors had come to the area to experience the cool weather and be amid nature. Some 5,000 tourists are expected to spend some nights from December 5-10. 

Doi Inthanon dips below zero
He advised tourists to take good care of their cars before driving to the highland and to avoid bringing any plastic bags to the area.

Published : December 06, 2019

By : The Nation