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Rains, thundershowers predicted to blanket all regions

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The Thailand Meteorological Department said today that the high pressure system from China covering Laos and Vietnam is causing the monsoon trough to move across the upper North and Northeast, while a moderate southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea.

More rains are forecast for upper Thailand, with gusty winds and hail in the North and isolated heavy rains in all regions. People should beware of the severe conditions. The weather forecast for the next 24 hours is as follows:

Northern region: Thundershowers in 60% of the areas with gusty winds, hail and isolated heavy rains in some areas; lows of 24-27℃ and highs of 36-39℃.

Northeastern region: Thundershowers in 70% of the areas and isolated heavy rains; lows of 22-26℃ and highs of 29-37℃.

Central region: Thundershowers in 60% of the areas and isolated heavy rains; lows of 25-26℃, highs of 38-39℃.

Eastern region: Thundershowers in 60% of the areas and isolated heavy rains; lows of 25-27℃, highs of 33-38℃; waves a metre high, 1-2 metres during thundershowers.

Southern region (east coast): Mostly cloudy with thundershowers in 40% of the areas and isolated heavy rains; lows of 24-26℃, highs of 33-37℃; waves a metre high and 2 metres during thundershowers.

Southern region (west coast): Thundershowers in 60% of the areas and isolated heavy rains; lows of 24-26℃, highs of 32-35; waves 1-2 metres high and 2 metres during thundershowers.

Bangkok and surrounding areas: Thundershowers in 60% of the areas; lows of 26-28 degrees, highs of 35-39℃.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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