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MET issues storm warning for Phuket, South

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PHUKET: The Meteorological Department (MET) has issued a storm warning for Phuket and the entire southern region for the weekend and through until Tuesday.

An “intense” high pressure system covering most of Thailand will bring torrential rain with isolated heavy rainfall across the south, according the warning issued at 10am today.

Unusually heavy, wind-driven waves are expected in both the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand.

People in the risk area should beware of flooding conditions today through Tuesday.

Moderate wind-waves are likely in the Andaman Sea, where shipping should proceed with caution.

To read the Phuket Gazette report on the recent spate of thunderstorms that have plagued the island over the past few weeks, see ‘Season of the Storms’ in the current issue, now on newsstands throughout the island.

Digital subscribers click here for your copy of the full newspaper.

— Stephen Michael Fein

 

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