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Rains ease across country as southwest monsoon weakens


Less rain is likely over Thailand except for isolated heavy showers in the lower South amid a weakening southwest monsoon across the country, the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, the Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

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It added that waves in the Andaman Sea and the upper Gulf are about 1 metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

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

North: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-24 degrees and highs of 33-36 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Thundershowers in 30 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees and highs of 33-37 degrees Celsius.

Central: Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees, highs of 35-37 degrees Celsius.

East: Thundershowers in 30 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 24-26 degrees, highs of 31-35 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 23-24 degrees, highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the area with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 20-25 degrees, highs of 30-33 degrees Celsius; waves a metre high and 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 10 per cent of the area; temperature lows of 24-27 degrees, highs of 33-36 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : August 18, 2021

By : THE NATION