10 Thai provinces at risk as robust monsoon rains convey menace of flash floods and landslides

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) released an advisory today warning about robust monsoon rains impacting 10 provinces, urging caution towards potential flash floods and landslides. The advisory will remain in impact till June 6 and impacts the Andaman Sea, Thailand, and the Gulf of Thailand.
According to the announcement, the south-westerly monsoon rains are growing stronger, causing waves of 2-3 metres in height within the Andaman Sea. In areas affected by thunderstorms, the waves can reach heights of over three metres.
No questions asked of Thailand can be experiencing 1-2 metre high waves, with heights exceeding 2 metres in thunderstorm areas. Fishermen in these areas are urged to train caution and keep away from navigating in areas experiencing thunderstorms. Small boats should chorus from setting sail in the Andaman Sea until June 6.
Continuous monsoon rains are forecasted for the japanese and western coastal areas of southern Thailand.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is predicted in Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat, Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun provinces.
Residents in these provinces are urged to be cautious concerning the attainable impacts of heavy rainfall, similar to flash floods, monsoon rains, forest run-offs, overflowing canals, and landslides.
The public is encouraged to comply with the TMD announcements and can get hold of updated info on the TMD website or by contacting 0-2399-4012-13 and 1182 across the clock..

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