Weatherman warns heavy rain and strong winds in the South of Thailand

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The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued its 3rd consecutive weather warning in 24 hours to inform the people of heavy rain in the South and strong winds and high seas.

In the latest warning, issued at 6am today (Monday), the TMD reported that, from 24th to 27th June, the strong southwest monsoon will prevail over the Andaman Sea, the South and the Gulf. Isolated heavy to very heavy rain is likely in the East and South. People in the South should beware of the severe conditions that may cause flash floods.

Strong winds and 2-3 meter waves are likely in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf. All ships should proceed with caution and small boats should remain ashore until 29th June 2019.

The affected areas listed in the warning are:

On 24th and 25th June, Nakhon Nayok, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat in the east and Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat in the east coast to face isolated heavy rain, and Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun in the west coast to face isolated heavy to very heavy rain.

On 26th and 27th June, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat in the east, Chumphon, Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat in the east coast, and Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun in the west coast will be covered with isolated heavy rain.

Bangkok will be cloudy with scattered thundershowers and isolated heavy rain. Minimum temperature 28°C. Maximum temperature 39°C. Southwesterly winds 10-20 km/hr.

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