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Cool to cold weather in North, Northeast, isolated heavy rain in the South


The Meteorological Department said on Thursday that a strong high-pressure system from China will cover upper Thailand from January 8-12, resulting in cool to cold weather and strong winds, with a 5-7° C decrease in temperatures.

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Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon will cause isolated heavy rain in the lower South, and the upper Gulf will see waves 2-3 metres high and more than 3 metres during thundershowers. The department advised all ships to proceed with caution.

Here’s the weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 15-21 degrees and highs of 31-35 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 4-12 degrees Celsius with frost in some areas.

Northeast: Cool to cold weather; temperature lows of 13-19 degrees and highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 8-13 degrees Celsius.

Central: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 21-23 degrees, highs of 33-35 degrees Celsius.

East: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 22-24 degrees, highs of 32-34 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 metres high and 2 meters offshore.

South (east coast): Cloudy with thundershowers in 60 per cent of the area and isolated heavy to very heavy rain; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius; waves 2 metres high and over 3 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 22-24 degrees, highs of 31-33 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 metres high and 2 metres offshore.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Partly cloudy with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 23-24 degrees, highs of 33-35 degrees Celsius.

Published : January 07, 2021

By : THE NATION