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    Thai government readies against El Niño impact with daily monitoring centre

    The government is preparing to set up a daily monitoring centre and formulate contingency plans to counter the effects of the El Niño weather phenomenon, according to Deputy Prime Minister Phumtham Wechayachai. In a meeting held yesterday, the committee responsible for weather phenomena monitoring, chaired by Phumtham, also deliberated on the reallocation of funds from major investment projects which haven’t…

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    Thai-dal wave: 80% of Thailand soaked as intense rainfall reigns

    Intense rainfall is expected to continue across 49 provinces in Thailand, with a staggering 80% of the area predicted to be affected, including the capital, Bangkok. The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued this warning today, urging citizens to be cautious of potential flash floods and landslides, particularly in open areas and under large trees. A powerful monsoon trough is forecasted…

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    Rain reigns in Thailand: TMD’s 10th warning as heavy rainfall soaks the nation

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued its 10th heavy rainfall warning, highlighting many areas across the country at risk. The announcement comes in response to a strong low-pressure area covering the northeastern region and a monsoon trough passing over northern Thailand. These conditions are expected to cause heavy rain in the north, northeast, and central, including Bangkok and nearby provinces,…

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    Weather forecast: Storm to bring heavy rain across Thailand

    Today’s weather shows a fading yet still potent storm set to pass through northern Thailand with heavy rains anticipated between September 26 and 29. The Department of Meteorology announced the weakening of the pressure system at 1am today. The storm, formerly known as “Depression,” has diminished into a strong low-pressure system near the city of Danang in Vietnam. This system…

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    Thai weather alert: Monsoon brings heavy rain and thunderstorms across the nation

    An intense Thai weather monsoon, accompanied by low atmospheric pressure, is forecasted to sweep across the northern and upper northeastern regions of Thailand and extend its reach to the upper shores of Vietnam. The western monsoon is also expected to cover the Andaman Sea, lower northeastern region, central region, eastern region, southern region, and the Gulf of Thailand, causing continuous…

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    Stormy surprise: Thailand tempest turns 54 provinces soggy

    A powerful storm system is wreaking havoc across 54 provinces in Thailand, with the Thai Meteorological Department issuing a warning today. The southern region is experiencing the most rainfall, covering 80% of the area. Bangkok is also affected, with the residents urged to be vigilant for sudden flooding and forest runoff. The storm system is moving across the northern and…

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    Rain reign: TMD’s fifth warning signals monsoon mayhem

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued its fifth warning due to a strong monsoon bringing heavy rain across various regions. Flash floods and forest runoffs are anticipated, especially in mountainous and low-lying areas. People are urged to be cautious, particularly in thunderstorm-prone zones. The warning comes as a robust monsoon trough is currently passing through northern, northeastern, and upper central…

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    Thunderstorm warning for 45 Thai provinces, including 60% of Bangkok: Heavy rain expected

    The Thai Meteorological Department today issued a thunderstorm warning for 45 provinces, including 60% of Bangkok. The weather system is sweeping across the northern and northeastern regions, heading towards a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal, while a moderately strong southwestern monsoon is blowing across the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand. This is causing thunderstorms and…

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    Heavy rainfall forecast across Thailand with thunderstorms in 70% of regions

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a weather warning for today, forecasting heavy rainfall across the northern, northeastern, central, and eastern regions, as well as Bangkok, with a likelihood of up to 70% in some areas. These conditions are due to the convergence of a monsoon trough over northern and northeastern Thailand towards a low-pressure area along the central…

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    Climate change: Thai businesses warned of ‘global boiling,’ rising power costs

    The United Nations has warned of the global boiling – the intense rise in temperatures and associated power costs we are seeing now, which are predicted to only worsen in the future. Thailand witnessed an unprecedented rise in electricity bills and an all-time high average temperature in July. This salient shift in weather patterns is leading businesses and governments to consider…

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    Rainfall reign: 46 provinces under threat as TMD predicts deluge and Bangkok braces for flash floods

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) warns that increased rainfall poses a threat to 46 provinces today, forecasting heavy rainfall in 70% of the areas while Bangkok is also at risk, with an abrupt flash floods warning issued due to tormenting forest runoffs. The TMD claims that a tropical storm flowing over the northern and upper northeastern regions of the country,…

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    Rainfall roulette: Heavy downpour forecast for 43 provinces, including Bangkok

    According to the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), heavy rainfall is expected across 43 provinces, including Bangkok, later today. The TMD issued a warning for these regions and cautioned citizens in the affected areas to be aware of potential risks associated with heavy rains. Meanwhile, moderate winds from the southwest are sweeping across the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of…

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    Monsoon madness: Bangkok braces for a rainfall check

    The Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) today issued a strong warning regarding the southwest monsoon, anticipating heavy rainfall in 41 provinces, including Bangkok. The rain will dominate about 40% of these areas with the severe conditions expected in the afternoon and evening. The southwest monsoon is currently hovering over the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, while a weakening…

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    Phuket downpours wreak havoc, TMD issues repeat weather advisory

    Rolling thunder and consecutive downpours continued to wreak havoc in Phuket as the Thailand Meteorological Department (TMD) forecasted heavy rain and strong wind waves in the Andaman Sea through until at least tomorrow. The Phuket downpours announcement came this morning, marking the fifth consecutive wet weather advisory. This series of soaking weather is blamed on the “quite strong” southwest monsoon…

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    Monsoon mayhem: TMD predicts storms in Thailand over next 24 hours

    The Thai Department of Meteorology (TMD) forecasts storms and weather conditions for the next 24 hours. The southwesterly monsoon currently sweeping over the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand is beginning to lose strength, while low-pressure areas continue to hover over Vietnam. Although rainfall is expected to lessen over Thailand, intense thunderstorms remain likely, particularly in northern and…

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    Four Thai provinces on high alert for landslides and flash floods due to heavy rain

    The Department of Mineral Resources has issued a warning for potential landslides and flash floods in four Thailand provinces from today, August 7 and August 9, 2023. The announcement came following heavy rainfall exceeding 100 millimetres within 24 hours, which has significantly saturated the soil on hillsides, making them susceptible to landslides. Volunteers from the disaster prevention network of the…

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    Monsoon warnings issued across Thailand: Heavy rainfall and flash floods expected, says TMD

    The northern and northeastern regions of Thailand are set to experience heavy rainfall, warns the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD). Across the country, 45 provinces, including Bangkok, have been alerted to be prepared for sudden flooding and flash floods, particularly in low-lying areas and near waterway passages. According to the forecast, it seems that an approaching southwestern monsoon which is becoming…

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    Monsoon mayhem: Thai Meteorological Department warns of soaking showers

    The Thai Meteorological Department issued a warning today of increased and heavy rainfall due to the southwestern monsoon covering the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand. As a result, 47 provinces are at risk of sudden flooding and forest runoff. People in these areas have been urged to be wary of heavy rain and accumulated precipitation, which can…

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    Flash flood warning issued for 37 provinces as heavy rain continues across Thailand

    The Thai Meteorological Department issued a heavy rain warning for areas across Thailand today, with 37 provinces experiencing flooding. The northeast regions are being hit hardest. Residents are being urged to remain cautious of flash floods and forest waterline aftermaths, particularly in hilly terrain areas. As of 5am today, July 27, the Department of Meteorological Science forecast heavy rain lashing…

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    Rain reigns: Thailand weather woes continues despite sunny predictions

    Despite optimistic weather forecasts for hotter, drier days, Thailand continues to experience unrelenting rainfall with areas in the eastern, central, and western sides of the south hit heavily. The Thai Meteorological Department has issued warnings for heavy rain and accumulated rainfall, which raises the risk of flash floods and wild watercourses, particularly in areas near mountains and rivers. The prevalent…

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    TMD issues flash floods and heavy rain warning

    The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD)announced a cautionary warning for the period this weekend, urging people to brace for heavy rainfall, risk of flash floods, and forest runoff. The department also warned of high waves, recommending that people avoid travelling by boat. The TMD today forecasted the weather over the next 24-hour period, emphasising that a moderate southwest monsoon continues to…

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    Incoming monsoon triggers warnings for torrential rainfalls in 33 Thai provinces, including Bangkok

    The Meteorological Department today warns of relentless storms resulting in heavy rainfall mainly affecting northern Thailand. Thirty-three provinces, including Bangkok, where 60% of the area has been heavily afflicted calls for residents to be cautious in these areas. The phenomenon could result in flash floods and outlandish forest water flows. The monsoon winds blowing heavily from the southwest continue to…

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    Thailand braces for more severe storms and heavy rainfall

    The Meteorological Department today warns that Thailand continues to experience thunderstorms and heavy rains in the upper northern, eastern, and southern regions. A vortex advances into the Gulf inducing the southwest monsoon to prevail over the Andaman Sea, the southern portion, and the Gulf of Thailand, causing ongoing heavy rain in the upper northern, eastern, and southern regions of Thailand.…

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    Severe weather alert: Heavy rainfall predicted across Thailand due to monsoon impact

    In the forecast for the next 24 hours, weather conditions across Thailand are expected to turn severe with heavy rains predicted in the northern, and northeastern regions, and a significant 60% of Bangkok areas facing heavy downpours. These conditions are following the impact of a monsoon trough passing over the northern region and upper Laos, which is leading into a…

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    Rough seas prompt beach swimming ban in Trang

    Heavy rainfall and strong winds have led to high waves of around 3 metres along Trang coast, prompting officials at Chao Mai National Park to erect red flags barring tourists from swimming in the affected areas. The ban has been imposed on Pak Meng Beach, Chao Mai Beach and Yao Beach, leaving visitors to explore safer alternatives. During the past…

  • Business News

    Thai economy could face 36 billion baht hit from extreme weather

    Extreme weather conditions, including drought and floods, could potentially inflict a 36 billion baht blow to Thailand‘s economy this year, warns the Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB). Drought, in particular, is a significant concern as it may severely affect the agricultural and manufacturing sectors, further hindering the country’s already sluggish exports. “Manufacturers are worried about drought…

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    Heavy rainfall warning: 70% of Thailand faces risk, 43 provinces affected

    Continuous rainfall and flooding have led to warnings in 43 provinces in Thailand, affecting 70% of the region. The Thai Meteorological Department urged citizens to be cautious of potential dangers amidst the downpour, including landslides and flash floods. The heavy rainfall is a result of a strong monsoon trough passing through Myanmar, affecting parts of northern, northeastern, central, and eastern Thailand,…

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    Thunderstorms hit Thailand: Heavy rainfall sparks flash flood warnings

    The Thai Meteorological Department issued a warning for increased thunderstorms, affecting 37 provinces across the country, including Bangkok. Heavy rainfall is expected in several areas, potentially causing sudden flooding and flash floods, particularly in hilly regions and low-lying areas. The warning is a result of the southwest monsoon, intensified over the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand, as…

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    Rare strong winds topple tree at Doi Suthep temple, causing panic among visitors

    A rare windstorm, known locally as “Lom Luang“, surprised tourists and monks when it struck Doi Suthep Temple in Chiang Mai, resulting in a large tree collapsing across the Naga staircase. The incident occurred at 4pm today, when the forceful winds swept through the summit, causing a large red tree, big enough for three people to hug, to fall, blocking…

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    Thailand braces for thunderstorms, hail, and strong winds | GMT

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf4OkSqEtGQ The Thai Meteorological Department warned residents to be prepared for thunderstorms, strong winds, and hail. Meanwhile, the Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo announced their success in breeding the rare red-headed vulture, also known as the Asian king vulture. This marks the first successful breeding of the species in Thailand in 30 years and only the second instance worldwide. As Thailand prepares…