Thailand to enter winter season at the end of October, Thai Meteorological Department reports

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Thailand will enter the winter season at the end of October, the Thai Meteorological Department reported on Wednesday morning, October 5th.

Chomparee Chompurat, Director-General of the Meteorological Department, revealed to the Associated Press that the cold season is expected to start at the beginning of the fourth week of October, which is a week later than usual, and will finish around the end of February 2023.

The Director-General stated: “The average minimum temperature in upper Thailand is expected to be about 21 degrees Celsius, or 0.5 degrees Celsius higher above average, but it will be colder than last year. In Bangkok, the lowest temperature is about 17-18 degrees Celsius and will be very cold from December – January 2023. In the mountain areas, the average minimum temperature is about 8-15.9 degrees Celsius.”

“In the upper South, there will be slight cool weather on some days. Heavy rain is predicted on the eastern side from Chumphon downwards. In November and December, there will be heavy rain in most parts of the Southern region and very heavy rain in some areas. A tropical storm is possible during this period. The public is warned of flash floods and water overflowing near the banks.”

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Pattaya News, owned by our parent company TPN media. 

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.