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Summer storms warning for upper Thailand


The Thai Meteorological Department issued a weather warning on early morning of Saturday that during May 1-2, the strong southerly and southeasterly winds prevail over upper Thailand while the moderate high-pressure system from China will extend to the North and the Northeast.

Outbreak of thunderstorms with gusty winds are forecast in the North, the Northeast, the Central including Bangkok and its vicinity, and the East regions during said period. People should beware of severe conditions by keeping off outdoor places, big trees and unsecured billboards. All transports should use caution, while farmers should prevent for crop damage and stay tuned for the weather update.

Affected areas are as followings:

        April 30 – May 1

        North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Phayao, Nan, Phrae, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phetchabun, Kamphangphet and. Tak.

        Northeast: Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Sakon Nakhon,

        Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Yasothon, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum,

        Nakhon Ratchasima, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Amnat Charoen, Buriram, Surin, Si Sa Ket

        and Ubon Ratchathani.

        Central: Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Suphanburi, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Sing Buri, Ang thong, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Nakhon Phatom, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon,

        KanChanaburi and Ratchaburi including Bangkok and its vicinity.

        East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Rayong,

        Chanthaburi and Trat.

       

        May 2

        North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phetchabun, Kamphangphet and. Tak.

        Northeast: Nakhon Ratchasima, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Amnat Charoen, Buriram, Surin, Si Sa Ket

        and Ubon Ratchathani.

        Central: Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Suphanburi, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya,

        Nakhon Phatom, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, KanChanaburi and Ratchaburi

        including Bangkok and its vicinity.

        East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Rayong,

        Chanthaburi and Trat.
 

Published : April 30, 2022

By : THE NATION