Thailand’s Meteorological Department warns of isolated heavy to very heavy rains in most parts of the country until Tuesday

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The Thai Meteorological Department today, March 20th, has warned of a tropical cyclone that has developed over the lower Bay of Bengal, resulting in isolated heavy to very heavy rains in most parts of Thailand from March 20th to the 22nd.

According to the announcement, an active low-pressure cell over the lower Bay of Bengal in the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean will develop into a tropical cyclone. It is expected to move to the upper Bay of Bengal and hover above Myanmar from the 20th to the 22nd.

Winds led by the tropical storm will be strengthened and prevail over the western part of Thailand. More rains and isolated heavy to very heavy rains, therefore, are possible in the North, the West, and the Central, and the South regions.

The strengthening wind and waves are expected to be about 2 meters high in the upper Andaman Sea and above 2 meters in thundershowers. About 1-2 meters high are expected in the lower Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand and about 2 meters high in thundershowers.

The Department also warned people in the area to beware of the severe conditions. All ships should proceed with caution and keep away from thundershower areas. Small boats in the upper Andaman Sea should keep ashore.


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National News Writer at The Pattaya News from September 2020 to October, 2022. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.