Artikel tagged “meteorological”

  • Disaster zone declared in Lampang after 31 mild tremors

    Disaster zone declared in Lampang after 31 mild tremors

    It’s been a week of mild shocks and tremors in Lampang province in northern Thailand. Although there has been no lives lost, there has been a lot of minor damage to structures, mainly in the north of the province

  • Bangkok smog: Predicted to worsen over weekend

    Bangkok smog: Predicted to worsen over weekend

    Bangkok’s air pollution is expected to worsen today following slight improvements in weather conditions and some rain last Tuesday and Wednesday. Fewer locations reported fine particle dust beyond safe levels yesterday, while the Meteorological Department is issuing warnings about a high-pressure area hovering over Laos and the Northeast that will bring temperatures down by 1 to 3 degrees Celsius in greater Bangkok today

  • Chiang Rai hit with mild earthquake

    Chiang Rai hit with mild earthquake

    A minor 3.4-magnitude earthquake hit Chiang Rai’s Phan district this morning. The confirmation from the Seismological Bureau of the Meteorological Department. The bureau said the earthquake had an epicentre situated about 15 kilometres underground at latitude 19.45 degrees and longitude 99.60 degrees

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    Warning for boats going to sea until tomorrow

    The Phuket Marine Office has made an official announcement for boats to be “careful when going to sea until tomorrow (August 23), due to poor weather”. The announcement was issued yesterday (August 21) stating that “The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) has forecast that from August 21-23 the monsoon will cause waves up to three metres in the open sea.” “For navigation safety, boat captains have to be careful when going to sea. Small boats should not leave from piers.” “When going to sea boat captains must ensure that boats and safety equipment are ready at all times

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    Deputy PM foreshadows legal action against captain and owner of ‘Phoenix’

    PHOTO: ‘Phoenix’ from Siraphop Srakaew Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan is threatening legal action against the captain and the owner of the ‘Phoenix’, the ill-fated tourist boat that sank yesterday evening off the south-west coast of Phuket. General Prawit says the captain and owner of the Phoenix boat will be held responsible for the accident.

  • Wet monsoon blast warning for Phuket, Andaman coast

    Wet monsoon blast warning for Phuket, Andaman coast

    PHUKET: The 24-hour forecast, issued by the Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued at noon today, predicts waves as high as four meters along Phuket beaches, as well as strong winds.

  • Torrential rain, flash flood warning issued for Phuket

    Torrential rain, flash flood warning issued for Phuket

    PHUKET: The Thai Meteorological Department this afternoon issued a flash flood and strong wave warning for Phuket and the Andaman region. Issued at 4:30pm, the warning reported the “rather strong” southwest monsoon prevailing over the Andaman Sea, causing torrential rain and isolated heavy rain along Thailand’s southwest coast, including Phuket and neighboring provinces. “People in risk areas should beware of severe weather and flash floods.

  • Phuket downpours prompt weather warning

    Phuket downpours prompt weather warning

    PHUKET: Following heavy rains across Phuket this morning, the Thai Meteorological Department has issued a weather advisory. Issued at 11am by the Southern Meteorological Center at Phuket Airport, the advisory reads: Rather strong southwest monsoon over the Andaman Sea and the Southern Thailand West Coast

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