‘Nasat Tropical Zone’ turns into a typhoon Meteorology points out cold air masses covering Thailand weaken the storm quickly

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‘Nesat Tropical Zone’ is about to become a typhoon. Meteorology points out cold air masses covering Thailand Make the storm weaken quickly, warns Oct 17-21 ‘Southern’ heavy to very heavy rain

On October 16, Ms. Chompari Chompurat, Director-General of the Meteorological Department Signing the announcement of the Meteorological Department “Tempest Nesat” No. 1 Dated October 16, 2022 stated that at 4:00 p.m. today (October 16, 65) the strong tropical storm “Nesat” was centered in the upper South China Sea. or at latitude 19.7 degrees north, longitude 119.9 degrees east, maximum sustained winds near the center are about 100 kilometers per hour. It is moving west at a speed of about 20 kilometers per hour. This storm is likely to intensify into a typhoon in the future.

Passing through the southern part of Hainan Island, China and moving close to the coast of upper Vietnam during 19-20 Oct. 65

while the high pressure area Or the relatively strong cold air mass from China still covers the upper Thailand and the South China Sea. This will cause the storm to rapidly weaken in sequence.

The Meteorological Department revealed that the name “NESAT” (NESAT, 2220) means fishery. established by the Kingdom of Cambodia

Incidentally, during October 17-21, 2022, southwesterly winds prevail over the Andaman Sea and the South will intensify. causing heavy to very heavy rainfall in the South For wind waves in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand will be stronger. in the Andaman Sea, waves height 2-3 meters; in thundershower areas, waves higher than 3 meters; the lower Gulf of Thailand. Away from the shore, the wave height is 1-2 meters. The area with thunderstorms, the wave height is more than 2 meters.

People in the southern region should beware of the danger of heavy to very heavy rain and accumulated rain. This may cause flash floods and flash floods as well. On the southwest coast, be wary of strong winds hitting the shore. The sailors were wary of maritime hazards and avoided sailing in thunderstorms. Small boats in the Andaman Sea should remain ashore during 17-21 October 2022.

Therefore, people are asked to follow the announcement from the Meteorological Department. and can follow the information at the Meteorological Department website http://www.tmd.go.th or the weather forecast hotline 1182 24 hours a day

Announced on October 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The Meteorological Department will issue the next announcement on October 17, 2022 at 5:00 PM.

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