Typhoon Ma-On Brings More Rainfall Across Thailand


Typhoon Ma-On Brings More Rainfall Across Thailand

The Thai Meteorological Department warns of heavy rainfall across multiple regions in the country, urging citizens to take precautions. Flash floods and thunderstorms are predicted to hit the Bangkok province and Greater Bangkok areas.

Typhoon Ma-On was said to have brought strong winds from the direction of northern Vietnam and Myanmar, leading to torrential rain in the northern Thai provinces. Monsoons in the Southwest swept across the Andaman Seas as well and affected the Gulf of Thailand, which led to greater rainfall across all regions.

People are warned to stay alert of the weather conditions, as heavy rain may lead to rapid flooding. Extra caution is assigned to districts adjacent to mountainous areas due to the greater risk of landslides and quicksand. According to MCOT News, 70% of the Bangkok area is projected to suffer from heavy rain with a temperature range of 26 to 34 Celsius between the upcoming Wednesday until Saturday.

A release issued by the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department reported flooding in Lampang, Phetchabun, Ubon Ratchathani, Udon Thani, Buri Ram, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, Nakhon Ratchasima, Nakhon Nayok, Ayutthaya and Ang Thong.

For updated weather forecasts and news, keep track of the official Thai Meteorological Department website here.

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