Heat For Now, Then Rain This Week

Muggy, cloudy downtown Bangkok Monday afternoon.

BANGKOK — Expect a hot couple days this week before a 1-in-3 chance of being soaked with more rain Wednesday onward.

According to forecasts, Bangkok and the central, east and northeastern regions will see highs of 36C through Sunday, with a 40 percent chance of heavy rain in the back half of the week.

Rain will continue to lash the south through Sunday, with waves reaching 2 meters in the Gulf of Thailand. Residents in the south should beware of flash floods and operate boats with caution.

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