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Thundershowers forecast for most of Thailand with isolated heavy rains


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Monday that the southwest monsoon across the Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand is strengthening, while a low-pressure cell covers upper Vietnam.

More rain has been forecast for the country, while isolated heavy rains are possible in the North, the upper Northeast, the East and the South’s west coast.

People should beware of the severe weather, the department said.

Waves in the Andaman Sea are expected to rise 1-2 metres high and more than two metres during thundershowers. All ships should proceed with caution, the department said.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 23-27 degrees Celsius, highs of 33-36°C.

Northeast: Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 23-25°C, highs of 30-36°C.

Central: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the region; gusty winds are possible in some areas; temperature lows of 25-27°C, highs of 34-39°C.

East: Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 24-28°C, highs of 30-36°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 23-26°C, highs of 33-36°C; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 22-26°C, highs of 29-33°C; waves 1-2 metres high and over two metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 27-29°C, highs of 33-37°C.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : June 07, 2021

By : THE NATION