Thailand warms up after long cold spell


BANGKOK, 6 January 2014 Most of Thailand officially have begun to warm up as the average temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius today. 

The Meteorological Department reported that a cold front covering the country’s upper parts has weakened resulting in a gradual rise in temperature.

The northern parts will however be facing more chilly weather as thick fog has shrouded some provinces. Commuters are urged to take extra precaution while traveling due to reduced visibility.

During January 8-12, a new high pressure cell from China will again prevail over Thailand, lowering temperatures in the upper parts by 2-4 degree Celsius.

In Bangkok and its immediately vicinity, fog was reported in the morning while the average temperature rose to 23 degree.