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Thundershowers forecast across country, isolated heavy rains in the East


All of Thailand will see thundershowers with isolated heavy rains in the East as the moderate southwest monsoon prevails across the country, the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, the Meteorological Department said on Thursday.

It warned people to beware of severe conditions and advised all ships in the Andaman Sea to proceed with caution as waves are about 2 metres high and will be more than 2 metres during thundershowers.

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

North: Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-24 degrees and highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees and highs of 34-37 degrees Celsius.

Central: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 24-26 degrees, highs of 34-37 degrees Celsius.

East: Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the area with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees, highs of 30-35 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 32-36 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 22-26 degrees, highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius; waves 2 metres high and over 2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 26-27 degrees, highs of 33-36 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : June 17, 2021

By : THE NATION