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Heavy rain expected in 23 northern provinces Sunday and Monday

People living in 23 northern and northeastern provinces of Thailand have been warned to brace for heavy and very heavy rain today and tomorrow, due to the influence of tropical storm Koguma, which is expected to make landfall in northern Vietnam today. The Thai Meteorological Department said today (Sunday) that the tropical storm was located […]Read More

Asia

20 Runners Dead as Extreme Weather Hits China Ultramarathon

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Twenty people were killed and one remains missing after hail, freezing rain and high winds hit runners taking part in a 100-kilometer cross-country mountain race in China, local officials said Sunday. “Abrupt, extreme weather” hit a high-altitude section of the race held in the Yellow River Stone Forest near Baiyin city in […]Read More

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Thailand officially enters rainy season this Saturday

Thailand will officially enter the rainy season this Saturday, with more rain than last year and rainfall over the entire season anticipated to be 5%-10% more than average, said Meteorological Department Director-General Nattapon Nattasomboon today (Wednesday). Rainfall for the first half of the rainy season will be widespread and more than average but, in the […]Read More

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Thailand Expects Heaviest Monsoon in 30 years

BANGKOK (NNT) – The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has disclosed that an early start to the rainy season in May is expected to be the heaviest in 30 years, according to the forecast of the Meteorological Department. RID deputy director-general Dr Thaweesak Thanadechopol said this year’s rainfall would be higher than the 30-year average, and […]Read More

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Cold weather arrives with temperatures set to fall further in

People living in Bangkok experienced cool breezes throughout the day today, as temperatures dropped by 1-3oC, due to the arrival of a cold front from China. The Meteorological Department said today that the high pressure cell will cover northern Thailand from Friday until next Tuesday, keeping temperatures in Bangkok and its neighboring provinces cool, while […]Read More

Technology

‘Leakage’ From 5G Network Could Lead to Dodgy Weather Forecasts,

Fifth-generation wireless networks promise to herald a new era by making our communication faster than ever before. However, many users are now raising concerns over the effects these technologies could have on our health and some other routine operations. 5G networks could cause inaccuracies in weather forecasts in the future, a new study from Rutgers […]Read More

Asia

Extreme Heat in Japan Leaves 25 People Killed, Almost 12,800

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Close to 12,800 people suffered health complications and 25 others died as a result of persisting extreme temperatures in Japan over the past week, the Japanese Fire and Disaster Management Agency said on Tuesday. The plurality of people — 45.4 percent — were affected by the heat while at home, while 17 […]Read More

Phuket

Heavy weather warning for Phuket

PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD has issued a heavy weather warning for Phuket and other areas along the Andaman coast, with storm surges waves reaching up to three metres high. The warning for the Andman coast came as the TMD yesterday issued its “Heavy Rain and Strong Wind Wave over Thailand” weather warning, effective […]Read More