Heavy downpours happened has caused traffic tailbacks and minor flooding across Phuket roads this morning. Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has issued a “Heave Weather Warning” will cover Phuket and other provinces along the Andaman Coast.
5.03 am the warning issued. It mentioned that the ridge of high pressure area would cover upper northeastern Thailand and the moderate southwest monsoon up to Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf. These cause more rainfall over Thailand from heavy to very heavy rain statistic in the North, Northeast, the East and the South West Coast.
The warning urged people in the affected areas to beware of flooding and noted that the heavy weather is expected to continue least until Friday.
Waves in the Andaman Sea were expected to reach heights of about two meters.
“All ships should proceed with caution during the period,” the warning urged.
News by Phuket Gazette