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Hot day with thundershowers and gusty winds forecast for upper Thailand


A hot day with haze is forecast for upper Thailand due to a thermal low cell covering the area, the Thailand Meteorological Department said on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, the southerly and southeasterly winds bring moisture from the South China Sea and the Gulf of Thailand to the lower North, the lower Northeast, the Central including Bangkok and its vicinity, and the East regions. Thundershowers and gusty winds are forecast for these areas.

The easterly winds across the Gulf of Thailand and the South bring thundershowers to the South.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Hot day with haze and thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas, gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 22-25 degrees Celsius, highs of 34-39°C.

Northeast: Hot day with haze and thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas, gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 23-26°C, highs of 35-37°C.

Central: Hot day with haze and thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas, gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 24-26°C, highs of 35-36°C.

East: Hot day with haze and thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas, gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 23-25°C, highs of 32-35°C; waves less than a metre high and over a metre during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 22-25°C, highs of 31-34°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 23-26°C, highs of 31-34°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Hot day with haze and thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 25-26°C, highs of 33-35°C.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : April 13, 2021

By : THE NATION