Heavy rain alert: Monsoon threat prompts flood and runoff warnings across Thailand

Be the first issued an alert for heavy to very heavy rain, as a robust monsoon poses dangers of sudden flooding and forest runoff throughout southern regions. Waves within the seas are predicted to achieve heights of 2 to 3 metres at present.
The alert was raised due to a powerful monsoon trough that will cross by way of the northern, northeastern, and upper central components of Thailand, transferring into an space of extreme low strain over the upper South China Sea. This will combine with the sturdy southwestern monsoon that envelopes the Andaman Sea, the southern area, and the Gulf of Thailand.
This scenario will result in a rise in rainfall over Thailand, with some places experiencing heavy to very heavy rain across the north, northeast, and central, including Bangkok and its neighborhood, east, and southern regions. People are urged to take further precautions due to the threat of heavy rain inflicting sudden flooding and forest runoff doubtless, particularly in areas close to hill slopes close to waterways and in low-lying areas. Caution must also be exercised when travelling through areas with thunderstorms, reported KhaoSod.
Wave conditions shall be reasonably strong, with waves within the Andaman Sea and the higher Gulf of Thailand reaching heights of two to three metres. In areas affected by thunderstorms, waves could exceed three metres. Wave circumstances within the lower Gulf of Thailand might reach heights of 1 to 2 metres, and in areas affected by thunderstorms, waves might exceed 2 metres. Boat operators are advised to navigate with warning and avoid traversing in thunderstorms. Small boats in the Andaman Sea and the higher Gulf of Thailand ought to refrain from leaving shore throughout this period..

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