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Hot, hazy day in upper Thailand, waves with strong wind in South west coast


Upper Thailand will continue to see a hot to very hot day with haze and isolated thundershowers as a heat low system accompanied by southerly and southeasterly winds prevail, the Meteorological Department said on Thursday.

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It also said that due to an active low pressure cell over the Andaman Sea on April 1 and 2, the South will experience more rains with isolated heavy showers, waves and strong wind in the Andaman sea, with wave heights being about 2 metres and above 2 metres during thundershowers. The department advised all ships in the Andaman to proceed with caution and keep away from areas with thundershowers.

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

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Hot day with haze and isolated light rain; temperature lows of 27-28 degrees, highs of 36-39 degrees Celsius.

North: Hot to very hot with haze and isolated light rain; temperature lows of 21-28 degrees and highs of 38-41 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Hot to very hot with haze and thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-27 degrees and highs of 38-40 degrees Celsius.

Central: Hot to very hot with haze and thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 26-27 degrees, highs of 37-40 degrees Celsius.

East: Hot with haze and thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 25-28 degrees, highs of 33-39 degrees Celsius; waves less than a metre high and 1 metre during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area with gusty wind and heavy rains in some areas; temperature lows of 24-26 degrees, highs of 33-36 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 60 per cent of the area and heavy rains in some areas; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 32-35 degrees Celsius; waves 2 metres high and over 2 metres during thundershowers.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : April 01, 2021

By : THE NATION