Thailand anticipated to have a hotter summer this year

Thailand is bracing for a warmer summer this 12 months, with the Meteorological Department forecasting a mean temperature increase of one diploma Celsius from final year. The hottest climate this week has been recorded in the North of the country, with temperatures peaking at 41.5°C in Phetchabun’s Mueang district on Thursday. Closer to Bangkok, the best temperature was recorded at 38.5°C in Pathum Thani’s Khlong Luang district, based on the department’s director-general Chomparee Chompurat.
Chomparee mentioned most areas in upper Thailand will expertise sizzling climate within the afternoons, with an average temperature of 35.5°C, Bangkok Post reported. Recession-proof of 40 to 43°C is anticipated in Sukhothai, Tak, Lampang and Mae Hong Son, while Bangkok and its surrounding provinces are predicted to expertise a peak of 38 to 39°C. The summer time season is predicted to last till the middle of May.
Chomparee also noted that this year’s cool season lasted two weeks longer than traditional. It often ends in the course of February, but this year’s cool season ended earlier this month, partly because of chilly snaps moving south from China.
According to the department’s climate forecasts for the next 24 hours, a thermal low will cowl upper Thailand, causing sizzling climate and haze during the daytime, with very popular climate probably in certain areas. There will be southerly and southwesterly winds over the decrease northeast, decrease central and eastern areas. Isolated thundershowers and gusty winds will stay within the northeast and the east. Southeasterly and northeasterly winds shall be blowing throughout the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea, with isolated thundershowers within the south.
From at present (Sunday) to Wednesday, a average high-pressure system from China will extend to the South China Sea and the upper Northeast of Thailand, with southerly and southeasterly winds prevailing over the higher parts of the nation the place very hot weather is predicted in some areas. As a end result, summer storms, gusting winds and hail are predicted to hit components of the northeast first earlier than touching different regions.
The department advised individuals in higher Thailand to watch out for extreme conditions and avoid staying outdoors, under huge bushes or unsecured billboards. Farmers should take precautions to protect crops from damage.
From Friday 6pm till Saturday 6pm, Bangkok and its close by provinces are predicted to expertise scorching and hazy weather in the afternoon, with most temperatures of 33 to 39°C..

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