A primary roadway in Muang district of Songkhla is flooded on Sunday after heavy rain in the southern province. (Image by Assawin Pakkawan)

All southern provinces are alerted to brace for downpour and possible abrupt flooding today as a tropical anxiety moves closer to the mainland.

The most recent weather condition cautioning launched by the Meteorological Department on Monday was for Prachuap Khiri Khan and provinces to the south along the Gulf of Thailand. Heavy rain and flash floods are anticipated up until Wednesday, with the storm anticipated to make landfall in Surat Thani on Tuesday.

Provinces on the Andaman Coast will likewise be blanketed by rain from Tuesday to Thursday as the anxiety crosses the peninsula.

” Locals in these locations ought to be careful of serious conditions and possible flash floods,” department director-general Wanchai Sakudomchai stated.

Some locations in the South, consisting of Songkhla and Nakhon Si Thammarat, have actually currently been flooded.

The rain is a spillover from hurricane Damrey, which has actually created chaos in Vietnam, eliminating a minimum of 44 individuals.

High waves and rough seas are anticipated for the Gulf of Thailand. The local workplace of the Marine Department in Pattaya purchased the suspension of ferryboat services in between the resort city and Hua Hin. Provider will resume on Wednesday if conditions allow, the department stated.

Ferryboats and speed boats from Surat Thani to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao continue to run in the meantime, however the marine workplace was purchased by Surat Thani guv Wichawut Jinto on Sunday to stop all operations if the sea gets too rough.

While the southern area deals with heavy rain, other parts of the nation will see the mercury fall about 2 ° C prior to temperature levels increase once again on Wednesday and through to the weekend, according to the Meteorological Department.

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