THE PAVILIONS PHUKET BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PHUKET Kata Rocks
Login | Create Account Poll Currency Weather Facebook Youtube Search

Phuket weather warning remains in force

PHUKET: The weather warning issued for Phuket and the Andaman coast remains in effect today (Sept 18), with the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) urging people to beware flash floods and landslides.

Tuesday 18 September 2018, 09:13AM


Another bleak, wet day in Phuket Town, but no floods or landslides just yet. Photo: PR Dept

Another bleak, wet day in Phuket Town, but no floods or landslides just yet. Photo: PR Dept

Strong winds will accompany rough seas reaching two to four metres high in the Andaman Sea, with waves up to four metres high in thundershower areas, the notice warned.

“All ships should proceed with caution, small boats do not venture out, and people along the seashore keep off the inshore surge,” the warning added.

Meanwhile, the Phuket Marine Office today has yet to issue a warning for boats heading offshore, or to ban any small boats from venturing out..

EPL Prediction Competition 2018-2019

TMD Director-General Wanchai Sakudomchai re-issued the warning at 5am, noting that Typhoon Mangkhut in southern China is now reclassified as Tropical Depression Mangkhut, and is expected to weaken into a low pressure cell today over Yunnan, China.

Regardless, the North and Northeast were specifically warned of more heavy rains today through Thursday.

“People in the area should beware of the severe conditions that could cause a flash flood, the overflow of rivers and landslides,” the warning noted.

 

 

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

Comments Here:
Comments Left:
# Characters
Username:
Password:
E-mail:
Security:

Be the first to comment.

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
Phuket Vegetarian Festival takes to the streets

I am well aware as would most intelligent people of the implications of the devotees in this festiva...(Read More)


Poor service quality dogs airport ranking

Thailand's bullheaded bureaucracies will ensure that nothing changes. As the AoT continues to m...(Read More)


Cocaine, heroin popular among specific groups in Patong, police play down claim

When a town police chief plays down a Vice Governor we face a Phuket authority struggle. And for the...(Read More)


Phuket pharmacists up in arms over Drugs Act

Well, this whole affair/plan is already off the table, but I was puzzled by the term "health p...(Read More)


Poor service quality dogs airport ranking

Building just a terminal-2 will not improve poor management and inferior service quality. That are &...(Read More)


Four suspects questioned over German tourist attack not attackers, says victim

CCTV footage, yes? Blurred images? Well, if a CCTV is working, keep the lenses clean and check per...(Read More)


Poor service quality dogs airport ranking

As a frequent globe trotter, I can assure AOT that Swampy will never be in the top 3, just the desig...(Read More)


Phuket Vegetarian Festival takes to the streets

Jor12, as you always say "I'm not here to do your research, do it yourself," very simp...(Read More)


American tourist in rock-climbing fall dies in ICU

What an awful, awful thing for this young woman to endure. My deepest condolences. ...(Read More)


 

Melbourne Cup 2018