View impresses as temperature plunges to 1C atop Doi Inthanon
The temperature plunged sharply from 7 degrees Celsius on Monday to 1C at the summit of tourist destination Doi Inthanon in Chiang Mai on Tuesday morning, a park official said.
Wasan Chanthep, assistant chief of Doi Thanon National Park, said the temperature at Kiew Mae Pan viewpoint, which has a trekking route and an area for tourists to enjoy the sea of mist below, was measured at 5C, a fall from Monday’s 7C.
Wasan said thousands of tourists went up Doi Inthanon early in the morning to wait for the first sunlight. The tourists were clad in winter clothes with gloves and hoods.