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Cool to cold weather and morning fog forecast in upper Thailand, rains ease in the South


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Wednesday (December 22) that the high-pressure system over upper Thailand is weakening while the westerly trough moves pass the North of Thailand. Cool to cold weather and morning fog are likely in the North, the Northeast, the Central and the East with isolated rains in some areas of the upper North.

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. All transports should take more caution due to poor visibility. Farmers in the upper North should prevent for crop’s damage due to isolated rains.

Meanwhile, the weakening northeast monsoon prevails over the Gulf and the South. Isolated heavy rains are likely in the lower South of Thailand. Waves in the Gulf are about a meter high and 1-2 meters high during thundershowers. All ships should proceed with caution and keep off thundershowers. 
 

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

North: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning and isolated rains in 10 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 12-16 degrees and highs of 27-33 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 5-12 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 13-18 degrees and highs of 28-32 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 8-15 degrees Celsius.

Central: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 17-19 degrees, highs of 31-33 degrees Celsius.

East: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 20-22 degrees, highs of 30-34 degrees Celsius; waves a meter high and 1-2 meters offshore.

South (east coast): Cool weather in the morning with thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas and isolated heavy rains; temperature lows of 20-24 degrees, highs of 28-32 degrees Celsius; waves a meter high and 1-2 meters during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 40 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 22-24 degrees, highs of 30-33 degrees Celsius; waves a meter high and 1-2 meters during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 20-23 degrees, highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : December 22, 2021

By : THE NATION