Metereological Department warns of flash floods and high winds in several areas

September 22nd, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

The Metereological Department has issued its daily weather report for today September 22nd, indicating that a low pressure front is moving through the Northern and upper Northeastern Region along with seasonal rains in the South West over the Gulf of Thailand and far South. The condition will cause rain throughout the entire nation with heavy down pours in some areas. The department asks that citizens in at-risk areas such as Petchabun, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Nakorn Ratchasima, Mahasarakam and Kalasin to beware of dangers such as flash floods and repeats of inundation for the time being.

The department has also reported that winds in the Gulf of Thailand will pick up strength and thus boats should beware of sea-travel from today until the 24th of September.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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