Summer thunderstorms in Chiang Mai and upper Thailand

Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai.
Doi Inthanon National Park, Chiang Mai.

Weather Warning
‘Summer Thunderstorms in Upper Thailand’
No. 3 Time Issued: April 21, 2020


From 22-25 April, the rather strong high-pressure system from China will extend to the Northeast of Thailand and the South China Sea while hot to very hot conditions are likely in upper Thailand.

Outbreaks of summer storms will be forecast for upper Thailand first in the Northeast then the rest, accompanying with thunderstorms, lighting strikes and gusty winds. Hail is possible for some areas of the North, the Northeast, the East, and the Central regions. People should stay safe from the severe weather conditions by keeping off outdoor places, large trees and unsecured buildings. Farmers should prevent for crops damage.

Affected areas are as follows:

23-24 April 2020

North: Phrae, Nan, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Phichit and Phetchabun.

25 April 2020

North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Uttaradit,

Sukhothai, Phitsanulok, Tak, Kamphaeng Phet, Phichit and Phetchabun.

Thai Meteorological Department (

Chiang Mai Weather Forecast.
Chiang Mai Weather Forecast.