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Thundershowers forecast over Thailand with isolated heavy rain in some areas


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Wednesday (October 6) that the low-pressure trough lies across the lower Central, the East and the upper South while the southwest monsoon prevailing over the Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand is becoming stronger. Thundershowers are forecast over the country with isolated heavy rain the Central, the East and the South.

The department also mentioned that during October 6-11, the active low-pressure cell over the middle South China Sea will upgrade into a tropical storm and move near Hainan Island, China. People should stay tuned for weather update.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours is as follows:

North: Thundershowers in 30 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 22-25 degrees and highs of 33-36 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees and highs of 32-35 degrees Celsius.

Central: Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees, highs of 31-35 degrees Celsius.

East: Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 31-33 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 meters high and over 2 meters during thundershowers.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 23-25 degrees, highs of 29-34 degrees Celsius; waves a meter high and 1-2 meters during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 20-25 degrees, highs of 27-31 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 meters high and over 2 meters during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 24-25 degrees, highs of 32-34 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : October 05, 2021

By : THE NATION