BANGKOK, 13 April 2019 (NNT) – The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of tropical storms, thunderstorms, strong winds and hailstorms occuring during Songkran celebrations April 13 to April 16.
The upper part of Thailand is forecast to experience tropical storms, thunderstorms, strong winds, hailstorms and lightning. Members of the public are advised to take extra caution and avoid open spaces, being under big trees or near unstable roadside signs. Farmers are recommended to brace themselves for possible damage to their crops.
A high pressure system from China is forecast to prevail over the northeastern and eastern regions of Thailand and the South China Sea, causing tropical storms. Members of the public are advised to follow updates from the Meteorological Department, during Songkran.