Phuket Warns of Heavy Rain and Strong Winds This Week

Phuket –

The Southern Meteorological Center (West Coast) issued a warning on Monday (August 14th) for heavy rain, strong winds, and high waves for the Andaman area including Phuket.

From August 14th to August 15th, 2023 a strong southwest monsoon prevails over the Andaman Sea and the Southern west coast of Thailand. This can cause heavy rain in some areas. The affected areas include Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, and Satun. People should be aware of possible severe weather conditions.

Waves in the Andaman Sea are up to three meters high and more than three meters high in thunderstorm areas. All ships should proceed with caution and avoid thunderstorm areas. Small boats should be kept ashore.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.