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Hot day with isolated thundershowers forecast for upper Thailand, heavy rains in the South


A hot day has been forecast for upper Thailand, with rains and gusty winds expected in the Central, the East and the South’s west coast.

The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Tuesday that the southwest monsoon prevailed over the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand and heavy rains were possible in some areas of the South.

People should beware of severe weather conditions, the department said, while farmers were warned of damage to crops.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Hot to very hot with thundershowers in 20 per cent of the region; gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees Celsius, highs of 36-39°C.

Northeast: Hot day with thundershowers in 30 per cent of the region; gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 24-26°C, highs of 35-37°C.

Central: Hot day with thundershowers in 30 per cent of the region; gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 24-27°C, highs of 37-39°C.

East: Hot day with thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas; gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 25-28°C, highs of 33-36°C; waves less than a metre high and over a metre during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 24-27°C, highs of 33-36°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 24-25°C, highs of 32-35°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Hot day with thundershowers in 20 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 26-28°C, highs of 33-37°C.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : May 18, 2021

By : THE NATION