"Severe Heavy Rain in upper Thailand and strong winds in Andaman Sea "
No. 1 Time Issued May 23, 2017
During 24-28 May, more rain with heavy somewhere is expected in the following regions:
During 24-25 May
North: Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, and Phetchabun.
Northeast: Loei, Nong Khai, Bueang Kan, Udon Thani, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Kalasin, Khon Kaen and Chaiyaphum.
During 25-28 May
North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Uttaradit, Tak, Kamphaengphet, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit, and Phetchabun.
Northeast: Loei, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Nakhon Ratchasima, Surin, Buri Ram, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani.
Central: Ratchaburi, Suphan Buri, Kanchanaburi, Uthai Thani, Chai Nat, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Saraburi and Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya including Bangkok and its vicinity.
East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Chachoengsao, Sa Kaeo, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat.
During 24-28 May
South: Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun.
All people should beware of flash flood. The wind waves in the Andaman Sea are likely 2-3 meters high. All ships should proceed with caution, and small boats keep ashore.
The low pressure covers Vietnam and Tonkin Bay, and the stronger southwest monsoon prevails across the Andaman Sea and Thailand. More rain is expected in the country with downpour in some places, and stronger wind waves are likely in the Andaman Sea.
This advisory is in effect on 23 May 2017, at 11.00 a.m.
The next issue will be at 24 May 2017 at 11.00 a.m.
(Signed) Wanchai Sakudomchai
(Mr. Wanchai Sakudomchai)
Thai Meteorological Department