A total of 14 provinces hit by severe cold weather have been declared emergency disaster zones, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported on Saturday.
Nearly four million people in these provinces were being affected, it said.
The provinces are Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, Phayao, Lampang, Lamphun, Phrae, Nan, Tak, Uttaradit, Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Mukdahan and Phetchabun.
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