Thai Meteorological Department Warns of Heavy Rain and Strong Waves

Thailand –

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has warned of heavy rain across Thailand with strong wind and waves and possible flash floods.

The TMD announced on Friday (June 9th) that rain is continuing across Thailand with heavy rain in some areas, especially in the East and the South and on the West coast. People should be aware of the possibility of flash floods especially near mountains and river basin areas.

Waves in the upper Andaman Sea are up to three meters high and can be more than three meters high in thunderstorms. Meanwhile, waves in the lower Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand are up to two meters high and can be more than two meters high in thunderstorms. Boats should progress with caution and small boats should stay ashore until June 11th, 2023.

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, 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.