Five-day storm warning for upper Thailand

Breaking News March 23, 2019 09:42

By The Nation

Residents in the upper part of Thailand have been warned to brace themselves for summer thunderstorms until Wednesday.



The Meteorological Department issued an alert at 5am on Saturday, saying the storms will be caused by a high-pressure system from China that will extend to and meet the hot weather over upper Thailand.

Outbreaks of summer thunderstorms will be likely from March 23 to 27. Thundershowers, gusty winds and hail are possible first in the Northeast and the East then the Central, and the North regions.

Affected provinces are:

March 23-24:

North: Kamphaengphet, Phitsanulok, Phichit and Phetchabun.

Northeast: Nong Bua Lamphu, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Udon Thani, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani.

Central: Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Lop Buri and Saraburi.

East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo and Chachoengsao.

March 25-27

North: Kamphaengphet, Phitsanulok, Phichit and Phetchabun.

Northeast: Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Loei, Chaiyaphum, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani.

Central: Uthai Thani, Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Lop Buri, Saraburi and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya including Bangkok and its vicinity.

East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo and Chachoengsao.

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