The Thai Meteorological Department has announced this morning, October 27, that isolated heavy rain with strong winds triggered by a typhoon called ‘Molavae’ over the middle South China Sea is likely to occur over the country, including Pattaya, from October 28th to the 30th.
The category 5 typhoon is reportedly moving West to make landfall over middle Vietnam by the 28th of October and will then be downgraded respectively while a westerly wind across the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand is strengthening, causing isolated heavy rains with strong winds in the lower North, the Northeast, the East, the Central and the South of Thailand by tomorrow.
Areas to be affected are as follows:
Northeast: Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Kalasin, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Yasothon, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen, Surin, Si Sa Ket, and Ubon Ratchathani
East: Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chanthaburi and Trat
North: Phetchabun, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Sukhothai, Tak, and Kamphaengphet
Northeast: Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Kalasin, Roi Et, Yasothon, Mukdahan Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket, and Ubon Ratchathani
Central: Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Lopburi, Saraburi, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Suphanburi, Nakhon Pathom, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Samut Songkhram, Samut Sakhon, and Bangkok and its vicinity
East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Chachoengsao, Sa Kaeo, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, and Trat
South: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun
The wind and waves over the Andaman Sea and the Gulf will strengthen with 2-3 meters high with thundershowers. All ships should proceed with caution and keep off thundershowers while small boats are recommended to keep ashore.
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