Thailand will experience colder conditions in the north and thundershowers in the southern part from December 1st to the 7th, the Thai Meteorological Department reported today, December 2nd.
According to the department’s announcement this morning, another rather strong high-pressure system covers upper Thailand with cool to cold, strong winds and will occur from December 3rd to the 5th. The Northeast will have a decrease in temperature by 3-5°C while the North, the Central, and the East will be by 2-4 °C.
The mountaintops in the North and the Northeast are cold to very cold with a minimum temperature in a range of 3-12 °C. People are warned to keep healthy and stay warm due to the variable weather.
The moderate winds force the waves in the lower Gulf of Thailand about 2 meters high and in thundershowers above 2 meters high. People along the Gulf’s shore should beware of inshore surges. All ships should proceed with caution and keep from sailing during thundershowers.
In northern Thailand, the weather is expected to be cool to cold with a 3-5 °C drop in temperature from the 1st to the 5th while a 1-2 °C increase in temperature is expected between the 6th and the 7th. The minimum temperature is at 11-20 °C while the maximum temperature is at 26-32 °C. Cold to very cold weather with frost on the mountaintops is predicted with a minimum temperature of 4-13 °C.
In northeastern Thailand, a drop in temperature by 4-6 °C is reported from the 1st to the 5th and a slight increase of 1-2 °C is expected from the 6th to the 7th. The minimum temperature is at 10-20 °C while the maximum temperature is at 26-32 °C. Cool to cold weather on the mountaintops is expected with a minimum temperature of 8-12 °C.
In the central part, there is a morning cooling with strong winds with a 2-4 °C drop in temperature from the 1st to the 5th and a slight increase in temperature is forecast 1-3 °C on the 6th and the 7th. The minimum temperature is at 18-23 °C and the maximum temperature is at 26-33 °C.
For the metropolitan area, including Bangkok, a morning cooling with strong winds with 1-3 °C drop in temperature is forecast during the 1st – the 5th and will increase by 1-3 °C from the 6th to the 7th. the overall minimum temperature is at 19-24 °C. and the maximum is at 28-32 °C.
In eastern Thailand, including Chonburi, a morning cooling with strong winds is reported with a 2-4 °C drop in temperature during the 1st – the 5th and the morning cool temperature will increase by 1-3 °C until the 7th. The minimum temperature is forecast at 18-24 °C while the maximum temperature is at 27-32 °C. Wave height is about 1-2 meters and above 2 meters height offshore.
In the southern part, scattered to fairly widespread thundershowers and isolated heavy rains are expected on both east and west coasts during the 1st – the 3rd while isolated to scattered thundershowers are predicted from the 4th to the 7th.
Wave height is expected at 2-3 meters high and above 3 meters high in thundershowers on the east coast and about 1-2 meters and above 2 meters height offshore on the west coast.
The Department also warned people in the upper country to take care of their health due to the variable weather. People in the South should beware of the severe conditions and their accumulation that may cause flash floods and overflows.
Residents along the Gulf’s shore should watch for inshore surges. All ships should proceed with caution and keep off thundershowers area. Small boats in the Gulf of Thailand should keep ashore during the 1st – the 3rd.
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