Meanwhile, the southeasterly wind prevails over the North, bringing thundershowers and gusty winds in some areas.
The department also said that the northeast monsoon over the Gulf and the South is strengthening, resulting in more rain in the South while waves in the lower Gulf rise about two metres high. All ships should proceed with caution, the department said.
The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:
North: Cool weather with fog in the morning and thundershowers in 10 per cent of the areas as well as gusty winds; temperature lows of 16-21 degrees Celsius, highs of 29-34°C; temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 6-15°C.
Northeast: Cool to cold weather with gusty winds; temperature lows of 14-19°C, highs of 27-33°C; temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 7-12°C.
Central: Cool weather in the morning and gusty winds; temperature lows of 20-21°C, highs of 32-34°C.
East: Cool weather in the morning and gusty winds; temperature lows of 20-23°C, highs of 31-34°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres offshore.
South (east coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 20 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 20-23°C, highs of 30-33°C; waves 1-2 metres high and over two metres during thundershowers.
South (west coast): Partly cloudy with isolated light rain; temperature lows of 20-25°C, highs of 32-35°C; waves 1-2 metres high and over two metres offshore.
Bangkok and surrounding areas: Cool weather in the morning and gusty winds; temperature lows of 21-23°C, highs of 32-34°C.
Published : February 19, 2021
By : THE NATION