The Weather Forecast Bureau of the Meteorological Department, at the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology issued latest warning on November 02, 2010 at 11a.m.
It said “At 10.00 a.m. today, the tropical depression was centered over Krabi, southern Thailand or at latitude 8.0 degree north, 98.9 degree east with sustained wind about 50 km/hr. It is now moving west-northwest at a speed of 18 km/hr. This storm will move pass Phangnga and then move to the Andaman Sea. Widespread rains and heavy to very heavy rain are likely in the both South from Surat Thani southward with wave 3-5 meters high.”
People in risky areas along hill slopes near waterways and in lowlands should beware of severe weather and possible flash floods. Residents along eastern south-coast should beware of forceful winds and high surges inshore. All ships in the Gulf keep ashore over this period.
During 3-4 days, the ridge of intense high pressure from China still covers Thailand. Cool and cold weather with wind is likely in the upper part of the country while minimum temperature in the upper North and Northeast reaches 12-16 C and on mountaintops 6-12 C.
This severe weather conditions will be issued and notified periodically on http://www.tmd.go.th/en/list_warning.php
The advisory is in effect for Thailand from 2 November 2010.
The Weather Forecast from 06:00 – 06:00 for the Southern (West Coast) said there would be widespread thundershowers and isolated heavy to very heavy rain in Phang-nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang and Satun. Minimum temperature 22 °C, maximum temperature 28 °C. Northeasterly winds 20-40 km/hr. Wave height about 2-3 meters.
The 7-day Forecast from Nov 2, 2010 – Nov 8, 2010 said there would be fairly widespread to widespread thundershowers throughout the period and isolated heavy to very heavy rain. Minimum temperature 22-25 C. Northeasterly winds 20-40 km./hr. Wave height 2-3 meters.