No. 7 Time Issued November 19, 2017
At 4.00 a.m. today (19 November), tropical depression KIROGI locates over latitude 11.0 °N, longitude 110.5 °E. With sustained winds of 55 km/hr, the storm is moving west at speed of 10 km/hr. It is expected to make landfall over middle Vietnam and Cambodia and decline to a low-pressure cell before covering the East of Thailand and the upper Gulf during 19-21 November. More rain with isolated heavy downpour are likely in the East, the lower Central, and the South. People should beware of possible flash flood and strong winds. Affected areas are as followings:
- During 19-20 November: Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat, Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat
Isolated heavy rain might be possible for Bangkok and its vicinity leading to drainage flood.
- During 20-21 November: Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ranong, Phangnga and Phuket.
The rather strong high-pressure system covers the upper Northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea. Outbreaks of thundershower spells will be likely at the beginning of the period, following with cool spells decreasing by 2-4 ํC and strong winds. It will further extend to the North and the upper Central. People stay safe and keep healthy.
The moderate wind waves are forecast about 2 meters high in both the Gulf and the Andaman Sea. All ships should proceed with caution. People in the South (east coast) should beware of inshore surge and stay tuned for the weather update.
The advisory is effect on 19 November 2017, at 5.00 a.m.
The next issue will be at 19 November 2017, at 11.00 a.m.
(Signed) Wanchai Sakudomchai
(Mr. Wanchai Sakudomchai)
Thai Meteorological Department