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Cool to cold weather in upper Thailand, isolated heavy rains in the lower South


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Saturday (January 1) that the rather strong high-pressure system covers upper Thailand. Cool to cold weather and strong winds are forecast in the areas with a decrease in temperature by 1-2 °C.

Mountaintops in the North and the Northeast are cold to very cold with temperature ranging from 5 to 15 °C. People should take care of their health due to variable weather.

The Department also mentioned that the strong northeast monsoon prevails across the Gulf of Thailand and the South. Thundershowers and isolated heavy rains are forecast in the lower South.
Waves in the Gulf are about 2-3 meters high and over 3 meters during thundershowers. People in the lower South should beware of the severe condition. All ships should proceed with caution and small boats should keep ashore.
 

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

North: Cool to cold weather; temperature lows of 15-20 degrees and highs of 29-33 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 5-12 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Cool to cold weather with strong winds; temperature lows of 14-18 degrees and highs of 29-31 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 7-15 degrees Celsius.

Central: Cool weather in the morning with strong winds; temperature lows of 19-21 degrees, highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius.

East: Cool weather in the morning with strong winds; temperature lows of 21-23 degrees, highs of 31-33 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 meters high and 2 meters high offshore.

South (east coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas with isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 21-25 degrees, highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius; waves 2-3 meters high and over 3 meters high during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 23-26 degrees, highs of 30-33 degrees Celsius; waves 1-2 meters high and 2 meters high offshore.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Cool weather in the morning with strong winds; temperature lows of 21-22 degrees, highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius.
 

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : December 31, 2021

By : THE NATION