Alerte intempéries et inondations dans le Sud

Le Département météorologique Thailandais diffuse actuellement le message d’alerte suivant :

Heavy to Very Heavy Rain in Lower South and Strong Wind Waves in Gulf
No. 37 Time Issued : January 7, 2017

The strong northeast monsoon still prevails over the Gulf of Thailand and the South, and the active low pressure over the lower Andaman Sea. Persistent rains are forecast with torrential rain for following provinces: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si, Thammarat, Phatthalung, Ranong and Phangnga. People should beware of the severe weather conditions and possible flash flood. Keep following closely the weather forecast update.
Rainfall in the southern in province of Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat began to decline in the overall situation in the South, rain will fall on January 8, 2017.

The strong winds force waves up to 2-3 meters high in the Gulf and Andaman Sea. People should beware of inshore surge. All ships should proceed with caution, and small boats keep ashore in the following 1-2 days.

This active low pressure over the lower Andaman Sea is moving north slowly expected it will move to Gulf of Martaban and Myanmar. And this low pressure not moving through southern Thailand but it will affect the South West coast with heavy rains occur.

The advisory is in effect on 7 January 2017 at 05.00 a.m.

The next issue will be at 11.00 a.m., 7 January 2017