The Thailand Meteorological Department said on Friday that a low pressure cell covers the North and Northeast of Thailand, bringing widespread rain to upper Thailand.


Strong southwesterly winds prevail over the South and the Gulf bringing isolated heavy rain to the South. People in the risky areas should beware of severe conditions that may cause flash floods and water runoffs, the department said. Waves over the Andaman Sea and the Gulf are expected to be about two metres high and above two metres during thundershowers. All ships should proceed with caution, the department said.

The weather forecast for the next 24 hours:

North: Cool weather with rain in 70 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 20-24 degrees Celsius, highs of 28-30C. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 10-15C.

Northeast: Cool weather with rain in 60 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 20-21C, highs of 24-28C. Temperature on hilltops is likely to drop to 12-15C.


Central: Cloudy with rain in 70 per cent of the areas; temperature lows of 22-24C, highs of 28-30C. East: Cloudy and strong wind with thundershowers in 70 per cent of the areas and isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 22-25C, highs of 28-30C; waves two metres high and over two metres during thundershowers.


South (east coast): Cloudy with thundershowers in 60 per cent of the areas and isolated heavy rain; temperature lows of 23-25C, highs of 30-33C; waves 1-2 metres high and two metres during thundershowers.

Widespread rains forecast for upper Thailand, isolated heavy showers in the South