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Cool-to-cold weather in the North with light morning fog


The rather strong high-pressure system from China over upper Thailand is weakening, resulting in cool to cold weather in the North, with a 1-2° C decrease in temperatures, however mountaintops remain cold to very cold, with frost in some areas, the Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

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Meanwhile, the strong northeast monsoon prevails over the Gulf and the South, leading to strong winds and waves of up to 2-3 metres high in the lower Gulf, it said, advising all ships to proceed with caution while small boat should stay ashore.

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

North: Cold weather with light fog in the morning; temperature lows of 12-16 degrees and highs of 27-30 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 1-10 degrees with frost in some areas.

Northeast: Cold weather with light fog in the morning; temperature lows of 10-15 degrees and highs of 24-29 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 4-11 degrees.

Central: Cool to cold weather with light fog in the morning; temperature lows of 15-16 degrees Celsius, highs of 28-30 degrees.

East: Cool to cold weather with light fog in the morning; temperature lows of 15-20 degrees, highs of 28-31 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres offshore.

South (east coast): Cool weather with thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 19-25 degrees, highs of 28-31 degrees Celsius; waves 2 metres high and 2-3 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Partly cloudy with thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 22-25 degrees, highs of 30-33 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 metres high and over 2 metres offshore.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Cool weather with light fog in the morning; temperature lows of 18-19 degrees, highs of 28-30 degrees Celsius.

Published : January 20, 2021

By : THE NATION