Summer storms forecast in upper Thailand March 26-29
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Summer storms forecast in upper Thailand March 26-29

A student rushes for a taxi on a road in the Rangsit area of Pathum Thani during a summer storm in 2018. (File photo)
A student rushes for a taxi on a road in the Rangsit area of Pathum Thani during a summer storm in 2018. (File photo)

Summer storms with gusty winds and hail are expected in the upper part of the country from March 26-29, beginning with the Northeast and then the Eastern, lower Northern and Central regions, weather forecasters said on Sunday morning.

A moderate high-pressure system now covering upper Vietnam, upper Laos and the South China Sea is expected to move over the Northeast of Thailand on Sunday, with southerly and southeasterly winds prevailing over Upper Thailand, according to the Meteorological Department's 5am forecast on Sunday.

Areas to be affected are as follows:

On March 26 - Bung Kan, Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani in the Northeast.

On March 27 - Nong Khai, Bung Kan, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani in the Northeast; Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat in the East.

On March 28 - Nan, Uttaradit, Phitsanulok, Phichit and Phetchabun in the North; Loei, Nong Khai, Bung Kan, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin and Ubon Ratchathani in the Northeast; Lop Buri, Saraburi, Ayutthaya and Bangkok and its vicinity in the Central region; and Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi and Trat in the East.

On March 29 - Phitsanulok and Phetchabun in the North; Loei, Nong Khai, Bung Kan, Nong Bua Lamphu, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Maha Sarakham, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchathani in the Northeast; and Nakhon Sawan, Sing Buri, Ang Thong, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Suphan Buri, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Songkhram and Bangkok and its vicinity in the Central region.

People are advised to beware of severe weather conditions by staying inside and keeping away from large trees and unsecured billboards. Farmers should take precautions to prevent crop damage.

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