Heavy rain can be expected over upper Thailand.

August 6th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The Meteorological Department reported at 4 AM today (August 6th) that a low pressure cell lies across upper and northeastern part of Thailand, and a moderate southwest monsoon prevailing over the Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand. Abundant rainfall and isolated heavy rain can be expected over upper Thailand. People in the risky areas, especially in Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Phayao, Nan, Phrae, Phetchabun, Nong Khai, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Kalasin and Ubon Ratchathani provinces, should beware of heavy rain during this period. Strong winds and high waves are likely over the Andaman Sea, and all ships should proceed with caution during the next few days.

Travelers planning to travel to Macao and Hong Kong are advised to follow the weather news and warnings closely due to Tropical Storm Kammuri in southern China.

Bangkok metropolis and vicinity can expect scattered thundershowers and isolated heavy rain. The daily temperature would range from 25 to 34 degrees Celsius. The speed of southwesterly would be around 15 to 30 kilometers per hour.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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