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  • Monsoon meltdown: Thailand braces for scattered rain

    The monsoon in southwest Thailand has taken a backseat, leading to reduced rainfall across the country. However, some northern areas are still in for a soaking, prompting warnings for residents to stay vigilant against heavy and accumulated rain. Northern region: Thunderstorms are expected to cover 30% of the area, with particularly heavy rain forecasted for Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai,…

  • Weakening monsoon reduces rainfall across Thailand

    Weather conditions today show a weakening monsoon, resulting in reduced rainfall across Thailand, though heavy rain persists in the northern regions. Bangkok experiences a 20% chance of rain. The Meteorological Department (TMD) forecast highlights these changes over the next 24 hours. The TMD forecasts that the southwestern monsoon covering the upper Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand is…

  • Thai govt warns of monsoon mayhem, brace for floods, heavy rain

    The Thai government issued a warning for heavy rain and potential flash floods from June 15 to June 19, due to monsoons and increased weather activity. The Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand are expected to experience high waves, urging fishermen to avoid navigating stormy areas. Deputy Spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, Karom Polpornklang, alerted the public to the…

  • Thailand weather alert: thunderstorms and rain in 30 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) today issued a weather warning for 30 provinces in Thailand, predicting thunderstorms and heavy rain in some areas. Bangkok and its vicinity are expected to experience rain in 40% of the area. The TMD forecasts for the next 24 hours indicate that a moderate southwest monsoon is covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf…

  • Storm havoc: Jomtien Beach eroded and unsafe

    Jomtien Beach was battered by fierce winds and waves yesterday, causing devastating erosion across a 1,000-metre stretch opposite the Pu Pen Restaurant. Ekkarach Kantharo, Director of the Pattaya Regional Marine Department Office, confirmed the damage was a result of monsoon conditions that have unleashed storms and towering waves on the Gulf of Thailand. The reinforced sand on Jomtien Beach, extending…

  • Thailand weather alert: Heavy rain and flash floods expected

    Thailand’s Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a heavy rainfall warning across the country, advising the public to be cautious of potential flash floods and forest runoff. Additionally, waves up to 2 metres high are expected in the surrounding seas. The weather forecast for the next 24 hours indicates that a monsoon trough is passing through northern and upper northeastern Thailand and…

  • Severe monsoon warning issued for 40 Thai provinces including Bangkok

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning about severe monsoon conditions affecting 40 provinces across Thailand, including Bangkok. Heavy rainfall is expected in 60% of the areas, with potential flash floods and sudden water surges. The TMD today forecasts that a monsoon trough will traverse Thailand’s upper northern and upper northeastern regions. Additionally, the southwest monsoon covering the upper…

  • TMD issues weather warning for 39 provinces, rain in Bangkok

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a weather warning for 39 provinces, particularly in the northern and northeastern regions, predicting heavy rainfall in some areas. Bangkok is expected to experience rain in 30% of its area. The TMD forecasts the weather for the next 24 hours, noting that a monsoon trough is passing through the upper part of the…

  • Heavy rain and flash floods expected in 37 Thai provinces

    Heavy rain is expected to hit 37 provinces across Thailand today, with the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) warning of potential flash floods and sudden water surges, including in Bangkok. The forecast predicts that 60% of these areas will experience significant rainfall today and tomorrow. The TMD issued a 24-hour weather forecast, indicating that the southwest monsoon covering the Andaman Sea,…

  • Heavy rainfall warning issued for 46 provinces including Bangkok

    The Meteorological Department has issued a severe weather warning, forecasting heavy rainfall in 46 provinces, including Bangkok, with 70% of the area expected to be affected. Residents are advised to take precautions against potential flash floods and forest runoff. Moderate southwesterly monsoon winds are covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, coupled with a low-pressure area over…

  • Bangkok’s flood battle plan: Governor teams up with TMD

    To combat flash floods during the looming rainy season, Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt announced a groundbreaking partnership with the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD). This dynamic duo aims to revolutionise the city’s response to heavy rains and floods, promising faster and more efficient interventions. After a high-stakes meeting with Kornrawee Sitthichivapak, Director-General of the Meteorological Department of Thailand, and top officials…

  • Minor earthquake hits Koh Samui amid severe weather warnings

    A 2.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Koh Samui in Surat Thani, with a depth of 4 kilometres, according to the Earthquake Surveillance Division of the Meteorological Department of Thailand. The event occurred at 8.24am, today, May 30, causing noticeable tremors in the area. The earthquake’s epicentre was located in Ang Thong subdistrict, Koh Samui district. Although the quake was relatively…

  • La Niña to bring heavy rains but overall 26% below average

    The Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR) issued a warning about heavy rainfall from August to September due to the impact of the La Niña phenomenon, while also noting that this year’s total rainfall is expected to be 26% below average. ONWR Deputy Secretary-General Paitoon Kengkarnchang confirmed that the weather pattern will shift to a typical La Niña form starting in…

  • Thailand braces for heavy rain in 49 provinces today

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) warned that 49 provinces in Thailand should brace for rain, with heavy downpours expected in the northern and eastern regions. Meanwhile, Bangkok and its vicinity will experience rain from afternoon to evening. The TMD’s 24-hour weather forecast indicates that a southwesterly monsoon is covering the Andaman Sea and Thailand, while a low-pressure area is present…

  • Brace for impact: Torrential downpours set to soak Thailand

    Thailand is set to be drenched as a fierce weather system promises torrential downpours, sparking concerns of flash floods and hazardous conditions. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) has issued an urgent warning for residents to brace for torrential downpours, with Bangkok and its surrounding areas facing a 70% chance of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall. A relatively strong southwest monsoon…

  • Heavy rain warning issued for 35 provinces in Thailand

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a warning for heavy rain, predicting a high probability of rainfall across 80% of the northern and central regions of Thailand, impacting 35 provinces. Bangkok is also expected to experience significant weather conditions, with risks of sudden flooding and forest runoff. Today, May 24, the TMD forecasted the weather for the next 24…

  • Wet & wild: Commuters caught in unexpected MRT downpour (video)

    Bangkok commuters experienced a shocking surprise on Tuesday evening when their usual MRT Blue Line ride turned into an unexpected indoor waterfall. Passengers on the MRT Blue Line, travelling from Tao Poon to Tha Phra, were caught off guard around 6.35pm when water began pouring from the ceiling. The chaos unfolded shortly after the train left Bang Sue station, turning…

  • Stormy times: Thailand braces for thunderstorms, Bangkok to soak

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued another weather forecast, warning of thunderstorms in 53 provinces, with Bangkok expected to experience heavy rainfall in 70% of its area. The TMD today, May 20, predicts a southwest wind covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand is gaining strength, while the area continues to experience hot weather during the…

  • Flash flood warning issued for 26 provinces due to heavy rain

    Residents in 26 provinces have been alerted to the risk of flash floods starting today until May 25 as heavy rainfall is anticipated across various regions, prompting the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to intensify efforts to clear the city’s drainage system and install water pumps. Deputy government spokesperson Karom Phonphonklang announced that heavy rain is forecasted for 26 provinces, including…

  • Heavy rainfall warnings for Thailand’s 54 provinces

    Thailand is braced for heavy rainfall today as the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issues warnings for 54 provinces, including Bangkok, which faces a 60% chance of storms. The southern region is expected to be hit the hardest, with 70% of the area affected. The TMD forecasted the weather for the next 24 hours, indicating that high-pressure systems or cold air…

  • Torrential May downpour turns Bang Saray into river

    Relentless rain wreaked havoc across Bang Saray, transforming streets into rivers and causing chaos for locals. Since the crack of dawn yesterday, unyielding rain transformed Bang Saray in Sattahip District into a watery maze, inundating Sukhumvit Road and nearby areas. The deluge overwhelmed drainage systems, plunging streets into chaos and triggering severe traffic snarls. The downpour hit Sukhumvit Road hardest,…

  • Thailand faces hot spells and storms, north hits 41°C

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather warning as the country braces for a day of scorching temperatures and thunderstorms. The northern region is expected to experience the highest temperatures, soaring up to 41 degrees Celsius, while the southern provinces face rough seas with waves exceeding 2 metres. In Bangkok and the surrounding areas, residents can expect hot weather…

  • Stormy outlook: TMD warns of thunderstorms in 41 provinces

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a weather alert forecasting thunderstorms across 41 provinces, urging preparedness as a surge of moisture from the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea affects the region. As the country braces for potentially disruptive weather, the northern part experiences intense heat, with some areas seeing particularly severe conditions. Residents throughout Thailand, especially in…

  • Nong Khai battered by fierce storm, homes and temple ravaged

    An unprecedented storm struck Nong Khai province last night, causing significant damage to homes and infrastructure, including a widespread power outage due to fallen electricity poles. A lifelong local, 55 year old Boorachai expressed he had never witnessed such severe weather in his lifetime. As the storm raged through the region, residents of the Ban Fang district of Sakhrai scrambled…

  • Deadly heatwave strikes Thailand: 61 lives lost

    The Ministry of Public Health announced a staggering toll: the heatwave has claimed the lives of 61 individuals in Thailand this year, a sharp rise from the 37 casualties recorded last year. Dr Apichart Vachiraphan, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control (DDC) disclosed that Most of the heatwave fatalities, a harrowing 33, have devastated families in Thailand’s northeastern…

  • Severe weather alert for 48 Thai provinces, thunderstorm risks

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a severe weather warning for today, forecasting thunderstorms across 48 provinces, affecting 60% of the area, including Bangkok. The agency cautions of potential dangers, including strong winds and flash floods. As southeast monsoon and southern winds cover north and upper central Thailand, thunderstorms, strong gusts, and heavy downpours are expected in these regions.…

  • Summer storm in Hua Hin causes serious durian crop damages

    A sudden summer storm wreaked havoc in Hua Hin where over 1 tonne of ripe durians toppled over at a local orchard causing damages estimated at 300,000 baht. The storm lashed through Huay Sat Yai Subdistrict on Monday, May 6, tearing roofs off homes and destroying property. Among the affected was Khajonphat Ngamkhamkan’s 3-acre durian orchard, where the approaching harvest…

  • Bangkok weather: Heavy rain, strong winds and flood expected

    The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued another severe weather warning today, cautioning against flash floods and forest runoffs due to heavy rains, particularly in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region, where there is a 70% chance of thunderstorms. The TMD forecast for the next 24 hours predicts that the upper parts of the country will be affected by the southeastern and southern…

  • Si Racha grapples with severe flooding after torrential rains

    Torrential rains have battered Si Racha, a district in the province of Chon Buri, causing widespread flooding and damage. The downpour, which lasted for hours, overwhelmed drainage systems and caused water levels to rise rapidly, inundating homes and submerging vehicles. The deluge struck at 10am today, catching many residents off-guard. Cars and motorcycles were seen partially submerged, and numerous electrical…

  • Summer storms set to rock Thailand with thunder, wind, and hail

    Severe summer storms, characterised by thunderstorms, strong winds, and in some cases hail, have been forecasted to hit several provinces across Thailand. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued its 13th announcement on the matter, alerting residents in affected areas to take precautions against the unpredictable and dangerous weather conditions expected today, May 7. The announcement outlines that the upper…