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Phuket heavy rain warning until next Friday

Phuket heavy rain warning until next Friday

PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) is forecasting scattered thundershowers and heavy rains to continue across Phuket and other Andaman coast provinces through the next Friday (Sept 4).

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By The Phuket News

Saturday 29 August 2020, 12:18PM


TMD experts forecast more rains to come. Picture: TMD

TMD experts forecast more rains to come. Picture: TMD

Heavy rains are expected to cover around 30-40% of areas during this weekend (Aug 29-30) and up to 40-60% during the next week, from Aug 31 to Sept 4.

Southwesterly winds are to reach up to 15-30km/h, and waves are to average one metre high, reaching up to two metres in thundershower areas.

Temperatures are forecast to range from minimums of 23-25°C up to maximums of 31-35°C with humidity remaining high as clouds move across the region. The readings in Phuket today alone expected to reach 84%.

Yet, there are no reports of flash floods or landslides after the heavy rains that fell across Phuket this morning.

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Galong | 31 August 2020 - 16:31:35

OK, they got today right.  I guess if you shoot a hundred bullets, some are going to hit the target.

Their accuracy track record is still not favorable.

Galong | 30 August 2020 - 20:07:24

Those of us who keep track of the TMD's predictions know what this means: blue skies this week. 

 

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