Fourteen provinces in southern Thailand suffer from flooding while cool weather persists in the North

Thailand –

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reports fourteen provinces in the South of Thailand are suffering from flooding while in the northern part of Thailand the temperature has dropped.

The DDPM reports that a Southwest monsoon has covered the Andaman Sea and The Gulf of Thailand causing heavy rain and floods. High pressure is covering the northern part of Thailand since last month.

Fourteen provinces are still suffering from flooding and impacting a total of 180,442 families. Meanwhile, water levels have continued to decrease.

Narathiwat has been announced as a flooding disaster area. Many local bridges have been destroyed by the floods. Authorities have assisted locals to install temporary bridges.

In the northern part of Thailand weather temperatures have dropped up to two degrees Celsius in the mornings with light fog.

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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News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with the TPN Media for three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya and Chonburi with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.