11 July 2024

Parts of the north-east, east and the south-western coast are forecast to be hit by heavy rain in the next 24 hours, due to the moderate south-westerly monsoon over the Andaman Sea and the Gulf and a low pressure cell over the coast of southern Vietnam, according to the Meteorological Department.

Strong winds are predicted with two-metre high waves in the Andaman Sea and up to 2 metres in the Gulf, with waves over two-metres in stormy areas, as skippers are advised to exercise caution and avoid stormy areas.

About 60% of the north-east is expected to see thunder storms and rain, with heavy rain in some areas of Nong Khai, Bueng Karn, Udon Thani, Sakhon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani. Minimum temperatures will range from 23-26oC, while maximum temperatures will range from 33-38oC.

About 20% of the north is expected to be hit by strong winds, but no rain. Minimum temperatures will range from 23-28oC, while maximum temperatures will range from 37-40oC.

Thunderstorms are forecast for 30% of central provinces. Maximum temperatures will range from 37-39oC while minimum temperatures will range from 24-27oC.

About 70% of the east is forecast to see heavy rainfall and strong winds. Maximum temperatures will range from 33-37oC, while minimum temperatures will range from 25-29oC.

About 40% of the south-eastern coast is predicted to see thunderstorms, with 1-2 metre high waves in the Gulf. Maximum temperatures will range from 33-37oC.

About 30% of Bangkok and its surrounding areas are forecast to face thunderstorms, with occasional strong winds, especially from the afternoon into the night. Maximum temperatures will from 35-38oC.