Thailand weather

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    Bangkok could hit lows of 18°C next week | GMT

    TABBA requests 4am closing time during the festive season, Beastly reptile crocs the world of a small village in southern Thailand, Pattaya officials continue to struggle with the homeless problem and Bangkok could hit lows of 18°C next week.

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    Thailand’s cold season expected to hit in late October

    Thailand’s cold season is expected to hit the country slightly later than usual. The season is expected to start in the fourth week of October, about a week later than usual. The Thai Meteorological Department said the coldest time of the season would be December and January. The lowest temperatures are expected in the country’s north and northeast at 8-9…

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    Upper Thailand warned to be extra cautious on floods next week

    Grab your rain boots once again! As rain pours down on Thailand (well, it’s the wet season), the country’s meteorological department has warned today flash floods and overflows are expected in upper Thailand from June 19-21, Sunday to Tuesday. During these days, the southwest monsoon will strengthen and the monsoon trough will move down from across Myanmar and upper Laos.…

  • Songkhla

    After Songkhla storm, tree falls and kills man

    Thailand’s monsoon season was fatal for one man in the southern province of Songkhla during the early hours of this morning. After a heavy rainstorm, a large tree crashed down on a house in Sadao district, crushing the man to death. The man is identified as 56 year old Chat, who worked as a driver for a temple. His house…

  • Phuket

    Storms rip through areas of Phuket, including food festival

    Even the weather is conspiring against Thailand’s tourism recovery. As the annual monsoon season settles in, areas of Phuket have been damaged by storms yesterday, overnight, and into today. A series of wind squalls, preceding heavy rain, hit parts of the tourist island. One of the spots hit by some sudden wind blasts yesterday was the Kata Karon Food Festival…

  • Weather

    Prepare for rain and floods in Thailand (again)

    Thailand’s wet season is still alive and well. From tomorrow, May 27, until May 31 (Tuesday), expect heavy to very heavy rains in the country’s northeast, central, east, and southern regions. The current Monsoon in Thailand’s southwest is expected to get stronger. As has been the case in Thailand for the past month, expect strong winds and high waves in…

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    Have your rain poncho ready until Tuesday in Thailand!

    Get your 20 baht 7-11 rain poncho ready for the next 2 days! Thailand is expecting heavy rain showers to cover most of the country through until Tuesday. This news comes after monsoonal troughs have already spread through Phuket and the Andaman coast. Now, winds and precipitation are expected to pick up in the northern, north-eastern, central and eastern regions…

  • Patong

    Big storm plunders homes in Patong

    A storm of fierce rain and wind caused several large trees to fall down and plunder 3 houses in Patong on Phuket’s west coast yesterday. No injuries were reported, and staff from the local Disaster Prevention and Mitigation office arrived to cut and remove the trees from the area. But photos by The Phuket Express revealed that the houses were…

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    Burmese man killed in Surat Thani flash flood, more wet weather to come

    A Burmese man has died after being washed away in a flash flood in Surat Thani over the weekend. According to a Bangkok Post report, heavy rainfall has damaged 3 districts in the southern province. The body of 30-year-old Sai Chan, from Myanmar, was recovered on Saturday. The man had been reported missing after he drove his motorbike through a…

  • Video

    Thailand News Update | Thunderstorm destroys brand new passenger building at Don Mueang Airport

    The Thai public health ministry says it intends to stick to its schedule of declaring the Covid situation in Thailand ‘endemic’ by July 1. Since April 1 the number of new daily infections has fallen sharply but a ministry spokesperson yesterday noted that the number of daily deaths is continuing to rise and has been over 100 people each day…

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    Strange cold spell in Thailand caused by high pressure system from China

    An abnormally strong high-pressure system from China caused a cold spell in Thailand today, according to the Thai Meteorological Department. The high-pressure system is now covering most of Northern Thailand, where temperatures were 18-23 degrees Celsius this morning, meaning they had dropped by two to four degrees. Highs in the North are expected to peak today at 26-28 degrees Celsius.…

  • Weather

    Most of Thailand to be hit by heavy rainfall today and tomorrow

    Get your umbrellas out, you’re going to need them in most parts of the country today and tomorrow. The Thai Meteorological Department has forecast “very heavy rain” for the north, central Thailand, and the east coast of the southern region. A cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is the reason for the wet conditions, according to the TMD, with a…

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    Southern houses damaged by rainstorms and sea waves

    Rainstorms and big sea waves damaged about 200 homes in the Southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat between Thursday and this morning. The storms hit the Gulf of Thailand, and drastically eroded about 500 metres of the beach at Na Saton village. The deputy provincial governor inspected the damage this morning, and the Na Satorn Municipality gave people tiles and…

  • Weather

    Residents near Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River warned of imminent flood risk

    People living near floodgates at the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok are being warned of a significant flood risk between now and the end of the month. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has issued the warning as officials monitor rising water levels. According to a Bangkok Post report, the river’s level is expected to rise between 20 and 40cm as a…

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    Thai culture, tourism, Thailand pass, chit chat | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 41

    Jay and Tim go through viewer comments from our Youtube shows, Facebook, Instagram and the Thaiger talk forum as they have a little chit chat.

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    Bangkok’s long road to recovery, Too Early to re-open, Haze alarms | Good Morning Thailand | Ep. 111

    In today’s episode Jay and Tim talk about the long road to recovery for Bangkok post pandemic as the re-opening nears, A national poll reveals that majority of the people think Thailand is re-opening too soon, the lack of a plan to deal with the incoming Haze to Bangkok and central plains region.

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    Thailand Top Stories | CCSA set goals on limiting transmissions for vulnerable groups | October 18

    Natty gives us a quick update on the national Covid-19 situation as well as the top headlines in Thailand and around the region: CCSA set goals on limiting transmissions for vulnerable groups, Japan donates another batch of AstraZeneca doses to Thailand, Deputy PM calls for heightened anti-human trafficking efforts, “Swab Hubs” for international tourists, Russell Crowe in Bangkok

  • Weather

    Flood warning issued for Bangkok

    Despite officials hoping for a reduction in the heavy rainfall and flooding affecting many parts of Thailand, it seems the situation is not easing yet. Residents in Bangkok, along the capital’s Chao Phraya River, have been put on high alert over potential flooding. The Bangkok Post reports that the warning comes as 3,000 cubic metres of water per second flows…

  • Weather

    Widespread flooding easing across affected provinces

    Officials say the widespread flooding that has affected Bangkok and several other provinces is showing signs of easing. However, there are already forecasts of another storm that could affect Thailand from next week. AP News reports that so far, 8 people have been killed by the floods, with 1 woman still missing. Thousands of homes have been affected, across 32…

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    GMT | OnlyFans creators arrested; another possible reopening delay | Episode 94

    In today’s episode, Jay and Tim talk about a not-so-happy ending for an OnlyFans star in Thailand, a possible further delay to reopening plans for provinces in Thailand, and a draft amendment to Thailand’s Communicable Disease Act.  

  • Video

    Good Morning Thailand | Autopsy confirms suffocation, some travel restrictions lifted | August 31

    A newly-released autopsy report confirmed that 24 year old Jirapong Thanaphiphat, the man who died in police custody in northern Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan province, died of suffocation and not of a drug overdose. The ban on public transportation out of “dark red” zones has been lifted. Following the CCSA’s decision to ease the restrictions, both the Civil Aviation Authority of…

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    Good Morning Thailand | Tourism hopes dashed, murder in NE rice field, amnesty under discussion | August 11

    Tim and Jay bring you the latest in Thailand’s news to get you ready for the day. Good Morning Thailand updates all the main stories from around Thailand and the region. Any hopes for a Thai tourism recovery are now all but dashed for Q3 this year, whether it be the increased travel restrictions across the country, rising Covid stats,…