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More wet weather on the way, heavy showers forecast for the South

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Most parts of the country, including Bangkok, the north-east, the south, and the east, are in for more rain from today. The Thai Meteorological Department says some areas will experience heavy rainfall as a result of the prevailing strong south-westerly monsoon. Areas on the Andaman coast and the Gulf of Thailand can expect heavy showers, while in the north of the country, today is forecast to be hot with thundershowers.

All ships are advised to proceed with caution, with waves of over 2 metres forecast for the Gulf of Thailand during thunderstorms. Nation Thailand reports the weather forecast for the coming 24 hours as follows:

Northern Thailand: Hot day with thundershowers in 20% of the area. Gusty winds are possible in some areas. Temperature lows of 25-27 degrees and highs of 35-39 degrees Celsius.

North-Eastern Thailand: Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 70% of the area and isolated heavy rains. Temperature lows of 24-27 degrees and highs of 34-36 degrees Celsius.

Central Thailand: Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 40% of the area. Temperature lows of 25-28 degrees, highs of 33-37 degrees Celsius.

Eastern Thailand: Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 70% of the area. Temperature lows of 25-28 degrees, highs of 32-36 degrees Celsius. Waves 1-2 metres high and 2 metres during thundershowers.

Southern Thailand (east coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 60% of the area and isolated heavy rains. Temperature lows of 25-26 degrees, highs of 34-35 degrees Celsius. Waves 1-2 metres high and 2 metres during thundershowers.

Southern Thailand (west coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 70% of the area and isolated heavy rains. Temperature lows of 22-25 degrees, highs of 31-32 degrees Celsius. Waves 2 metres high and over 2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 30% of the area. Temperature lows of 27-29 degrees, highs of 34-37 degrees Celsius.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand | Thai Meteorological Department

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