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Upper Thailand gets colder by 1-3 °C, isolated thundershowers and hails forecast


The strong high-pressure system covering the Northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea will bring cooler temperatures to the Northeast with drops of 1-3° Celsius while the westerly trough over the upper North and the upper Northeast of Thailand could lead to isolated thundershowers and hail in the North, the Thailand Meteorological Department forecast on Monday (December 30).

The East and the Central regions will see isolated light rain with chilly temperatures in the morning, mostly in the upper part. Easterly winds will prevail over the South and the Gulf with isolated thundershowers.


The weather forecast for the next 24 hours is as follows:
Northern region: Cool in the morning with isolated thundershowers and hails in 10 per cent of the area; t lows of 16-21 degrees and highs of 26-33 degrees Celsius. Temperature likely to drop to 5-12 degrees on hilltops.
Northeastern region: Cool to cold with isolated thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; lows 15-19 degrees, highs 31-33 degrees Celsius. Temperature likely to drop to 7-11 degrees on hilltops.
Central region: Cool in the morning and isolated rain; lows 20-22 degrees, highs 33-34 degrees Celsius.
Eastern region: Cool in the morning and isolated rain; lows 20-22 degrees, highs 32-35 degree Celsius; wave height 1 metre.
Southern region (east coast): Partly cloudy with thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; lows 21-23 degrees, high 31-33 degrees Celsius; wave height 1 metre, increasing to 1-2 metres during storms.
Southern region (west coast): Partly cloudy with thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; lows 21-24 degrees, highs 32-34 degree Celsius; wave height 1 metre, increasing to 1-2 metres during storms.
Bangkok and surrounding area: Partly cloudy with isolated rain, lows 22-23 degrees, highs 33-35 degrees Celsius.

Published : December 30, 2019

By : THE NATION