"Colder Conditions in Upper Thailand and Strong Wind-waves in South"
No. 2 Time Issued January 8, 2018
Another high-pressure system over Vietnam and upper Laos is expected to cover upper Thailand. During 9-11 January, rain spells will be forecast for upper Thailand following with colder weather and strong winds expected. A sharp fall in temperature by 6-8 °C will start in the Northeast overnight of 8 January and extend to the North, the Central and the East beginning 10 January with temperatures fall by 4-6 °C. People should keep healthy, stay safe and watch for crop’s damage.
The northeast monsoon across the Gulf of Thailand will strengthen during 10-15 January, bringing isolated downpour in the lower South with rough sea 2-3 meter high in the Gulf and the Andaman Sea. Residents along the Gulf’s shore should watch for inshore surge. All ships should proceed with caution, and small boats in the Gulf keep ashore.
The advisory is effect on 8 January 2018, at 5.00 p.m.
The next issue will be at 8 January 2018, at 11.00 p.m.
(Signed) Wanchai Sakudomchai
(Mr. Wanchai Sakudomchai)
Thai Meteorological Department