It is forecasted that this Saturday, the temperature over most of the country, excluding southern provinces, will drop by 1-3 degrees Celsius as a moderate cold front from China moves towards the northeastern part of Thailand. In the southern part of the country, rain is anticipated, with possible heavy downpours over more than 70% of the territory of the southeastern coast.
The Thai Meteorological Department has issued a warning of strong winds and a temperature drop in the next 4 days.
From November 24 to 27, a cold front is expected to bring a noticeable temperature decrease and strong winds to the northeastern part of Thailand. In the northern, central, and eastern regions, strong winds are also expected, with morning temperatures ranging from 17 to 21 degrees Celsius. In the southern region, rain is expected, and residents in the eastern coastal areas are warned of possible heavy rain and floods. Wave heights in the Gulf of Thailand may reach 2-3 meters, while in the Andaman Sea, they are expected to be around 1 meter and higher.
Due to heavy rains and floods, over 63,520 hectares of farmland in 17 provinces of Thailand have been affected.
According to satellite images from the Geoinformatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GITSDA), in the northern province of Sukhothai alone, more than 20,960 hectares of agricultural land have been affected, with the majority located in the districts of Muang, Si Samrong, and Kong Krailat. At this time, the floodwaters have started to recede as the water level in the Yom River began to fall. The other 16 affected provinces include Lampang, Tak, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani, Lopburi, Saraburi, Ang Thong, Suphanburi, Ayutthaya, Prachinburi, and Chanthaburi.
According to the Meteorological Department (TDM), the cold season in Thailand is expected to begin in late October.
Meteorologists predict that the rainy season will end two weeks later than usual, but even after its conclusion, some regions of the country will continue to experience rainy weather. The cold season is expected to last until the end of February 2024. The lowest temperatures are forecasted for the period from December to January. The average minimum temperature is expected to be around 21-22 degrees Celsius, which is approximately 1.5 degrees Celsius higher than the normal 19.9 degrees. This reading is also higher than last year's (20.8 degrees). It is anticipated that the minimum temperature in the northern and northeastern...
According to the city administration, the highest amount of rainfall was recorded at 20:30 in the Phra Khanong district, reaching 140.5 mm The flooding led to a temporary halt in traffic on Sukhumvit Road due to several vehicles breaking down in the flooded areas. The intensification of rain across the country will continue in the coming days as a tropical storm from Vietnam is moving towards Thailand.