Summer storms to hit all regions, including Bangkok, next week

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) has warned people in all regions, including Bangkok, against summer thunderstorms during April 24-27.

The TMD said during April 24-27, the high pressure system from China will extend to cover upper Thailand and meet with hot weather, causing summer thunderstorms.

Outbreaks of thunderstorm, thunderbolt with gusty winds and hails are forecast for the the Northeast on April 24-25, followed by the North, the Central, the East, the South including Bangkok and its vicinity on April 25-27.

People should keep off unsecured building and outdoor and farmers beware of crop damage, the TMD warns.

The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department director-general Chayapol Thitisak said disaster prevention officials had been placed on full alert and ready to move in to assist the people affected by the severe weather during the period.

Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS)