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Heavy rain forecast for parts of South, cooler weather in upper Thailand


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Wednesday that the weakening high-pressure system over upper Thailand and the South China Sea would bring cool to cold weather in the North and the Northeast with thick fog in some areas.

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Those driving vehicles must take precautions due to poor visibility, the department said.

Meanwhile, a rather strong northeast monsoon prevails over the Gulf and the South, bringing isolated heavy rains to the lower South. People should beware of the severe conditions that may cause flash floods, the department said. Waves in the Gulf rise about two metres and above three metres high during thundershowers. All ships should proceed with caution.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning and thick fog in some areas; minimum temperature 14-20 degrees Celsius, maximum 30-35°C; temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 4-12°C.

Northeast: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning and thick fog in some areas; minimum temperature 14-21°C, maximum

30-33°C; temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 9-14°C.

Central: Cool weather with fog in the morning and thick fog in some areas; minimum temperature 22-24°C, maximum 33-35°C.

East: Cool weather with fog in the morning and thick fog in some areas; minimum temperature 21-23°C, naximum 31-33°C; waves 1-2 metres high and two metres offshore.

South (east coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas and isolated heavy rain; minimum temperature 22-25°C, maximum 28-33°C; waves two metres high and over three metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas; minimum temperature 23-25°C, maximum 31-33°C; waves 1-2 metres high and two metres offshore.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Partly cloudy with fog in the morning; minimum temperature 23-24°C, maximum 32-35°C.

Published : January 06, 2021

By : THE NATION