Weather Warning "Heavy to very heavy Rains in Lower South and Strong Wind in Gulf"
No. 27 Time Issued January 21, 2017
The rather strong high pressure from China covers upper Thailand and the South China Sea. The strong northeast monsoon prevails across the Gulf and the South and outbreaks of heavy to torrential rains in following provinces: Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. During 22-25 January, provinces are Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. People should beware of severe conditions and possible flash flood. Areas prone to landslide are still cautious, and people follow closely the weather update.
The strong winds over the lower Gulf force waves up to 2-3 meters. People along the Gulf should beware of inshore surges. All ships proceed with caution and small boats keep ashore for the period lasting 25 January.
The advisory is in effect on 21 January 2017 at 11.00 p.m.
The next issue will be at 5.00 a.m., 22 January 2017