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Cool to cold weather in upper Thailand, rains ease in the South


The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Thursday (December 23) that the moderate high-pressure system covers upper Thailand while the easterly winds prevail over the area. Cool to cold weather and morning fog are likely in the North, the Northeast, the Central and the East.

The westerly trough that moves pass the North also brings isolated rains to some parts of the upper country. 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 weak northeast monsoon prevails over the Gulf and the South, bringing isolated heavy rains to 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 14-17 degrees and highs of 28-33 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 6-14 degrees Celsius.

Northeast: Cool to cold weather with fog in the morning and isolated rains in 10 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 14-21 degrees and highs of 30-31 degrees Celsius. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 9-16 degrees Celsius.

Central: Cool weather with fog in the morning; temperature lows of 18-21 degrees, highs of 32-33 degrees Celsius.

East: Cool weather with fog in the morning and isolated rains in 10 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 21-23 degrees, highs of 28-34 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 21-24 degrees, highs of 30-32 degrees Celsius; waves a meter high and 1-2 meters during thundershowers.

South (west coast): Thundershowers in 20 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 23-24 degrees, highs of 31-33 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 22-24 degrees, highs of 31-34 degrees Celsius.

Source: Thailand Meteorological Department

Published : December 23, 2021

By : THE NATION