Hot, Hot, Hot: Prepare for 39C in Bangkok

Some babies cool off in the water of Ampuen Reservoir on April 6, 2016, in Surin province. Photo: Matichon

BANGKOK — This Chakri Day, Bangkok will warmly welcome full-blown summer with a high temperature of 39C, according to the Meteorological Department.

Wednesday’s heat in the capital city is expected to fluctuate between 33C to 39C, with a low falling to 26C or 27C. Temperatures in upper part of Thailand may also reach highs of 41C.

Upper Thailand will face hot to extremely hot weather due to a low pressure front moving over the area while thundershowers will ride southeasterly winds to soak the south and east. These conditions are expected to continue nationwide through next week.




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