Very heavy rains to fall over most of Thailand as Typhoon Molave weakens
Those living in 55 provinces, in Thailand’s northern, northeastern, eastern, central and southern regions, have been told to brace for very heavy rain today (Thursday), as Typhoon Molave reached the province of Ubon Ratchathani and weakened to a depression late last night.
Thailand’s Meteorological Department reported that the typhoon, packed with wind speeds of 55kph at its centre at 4am this morning, is moving west at a speed of 25kph and gradually weakening into a low pressure cell.
The Met Office added that these weather conditions will cause widespread heavy rain and isolated very heavy rain in most parts of Thailand.
The provinces likely to see very heavy rain today include:
Phayao Nan Phrae Lamphun Lampang Uttradit Phitsanuloke Sukhothai Phichit Tak
Phetchabun Loei Nong Bua Lamphu Nong Khai Udon Thani Sakhon Nakhon Bung Karn
Nakhon Phanom Kalasin Maha Sarakham Roi-et Yasothon Muk Dahan Amnat Charoen
Chaiyaphum Khon Kaen Nakhon Ratchasima Buri Ram Surin Si Sa Ket Ubon Ratchathani
Nakhon Sawan Uthai Thani Chaiwat Lop Buri Saraburi Sing Buri Ang Thong
Kanchanaburi Suphan Buri Nakhon Nayok Prachin Buri Sa Kaew Chanthaburi
Trat Phetchaburi Prachuap Khiri Khan Chumphon Surat Thani Ranong Phang-nga
Phuket Krabi Trang Satun
Heavy rain is forecast for 22 provinces tomorrow, including in:
Mae Hong Son Chiang Mai Lamphun Lampang Sukhothai Tak
Kamphaeng Phet Nakhon Sawan Uthai Thani Chaiwat Suphan Buri
Kanchanaburi Phetchaburi Prachuap Khiri Khan Chumphon Surat Thani
Ranong Phang-nga Krabi Trang Satun
Rough seas are predicted in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, as small boats are being advised to stay on shore.