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Upper Thailand to get colder, more rain forecast for South


Cool-to-cold weather and strong winds are likely over upper Thailand, with a 2-4°C drop in temperature in the North and the Northeast and 1-3°C drop in the Central region, the East, Bangkok and its vicinity as a moderate high pressure system from China and Vietnam extends to cover upper Thailand by Thursday night, the Meteorological Department said.

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Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon prevailing over the Gulf and the South is strengthening, resulting in more rain in the South, it added.

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

North: Cool-to-cold weather with fog in the morning and thick fog in some areas; temperature lows of 14-21 degrees and highs of 32-36 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 4-13 degrees.

Northeast: Cool-to-cold weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 15-21 degrees and highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 9-15 degrees.

Central: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 21-24 degrees, highs of 34-36 degrees Celsius.

East: Fog in the morning and isolated rain in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 31-35 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres offshore.

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

South (west coast): Partly cloudy with thundershowers in 30 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 32-35 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres offshore.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Fog in the morning with light rain in some areas; temperature lows of 24-25 degrees, highs of 33-35 degrees Celsius.

Published : January 28, 2021

By : THE NATION