Tuesday, 29 March 2011

In The News

Wild weather grips the nation

Temperatures plunge, storms wreak havoc

Thailand is expected to experience more unseasonal weather patterns this week causing more floods, rough seas, storms and cold temperatures, meteorology officials warn.

Residents living in several provinces in the lower Northeast have experienced a sharp drop in temperatures during this summer season.
In Nakhon Ratchasima, a cold spell gripped the province yesterday with Pak Chong district experiencing the lowest temperature at 16.1C.
The temperature dropped to 12C at Phu Rua district in Loei and 5.5C at the top of Phu Rua national park.
In the North, cold spells have also gripped the region, with the temperature on Doi Inthanon, the country's highest peak, measured at 7.8C yesterday.In lowland areas, average temperatures were between 18C to 23C.


Well it's cetainly cold up in Udon.


Diesel subsidy may stay until July, Korn says

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Humm... anything to do with the June election I wonder? 

Earthquakes that were felt in the North and Bangkok last Thursday actually occurred with epicentres in Thailand, but were mistaken, by both the public and initially by local seismologists, as taking place in Burma, or as aftershocks, a senior meteorological official said yesterday.


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