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Isolated heavy rains forecast for East, South west coast


Outbreaks of thundershowers will hit the Central region, the East and the South, with isolated heavy rains in the East and the South’s west coast as the southwest monsoon prevails across the country, the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, the Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

It advised all ships to proceed with caution as waves in the Andaman Sea and the upper Gulf of Thailand are 1-2 metres high and over 2 metres in areas that will experience thundershowers.

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

North: Thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 24-27 degrees and highs of 34-37 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 25-27 degrees and highs of 35-37 degrees Celsius.

Central: Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 25-26 degrees, highs of 35-38 degrees Celsius.

East: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 24-28 degrees, highs of 29-36 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 metres high and 2 metres during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 30 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees, highs of 34-35 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the area with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 20-26 degrees, highs of 30-34 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 metres high and over 2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 26-27 degrees, highs of 34-37 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : June 23, 2021

By : THE NATION