Tropical storm Vamco to bring heavy rain to Thailand


BANGKOK, 15 September 2015 – It has been forecast that the Northeast of Thailand will experience more rain today until the end of this week as tropical storm Vamco has made landfall in Laos. 

According to the Department of Meteorology, the storm, which has recently entered Laos from Vietnam, has the center located only 220 kilometers away from Thailand’s Ubon Ratchathani province.

The storm will bring precipitation to the northern provinces of Tak, Kampangpetch, Phichit, Phitsanulok and Petchabun as well as the northeastern provinces of Nakhon Phanom, Mookdahan, Amnaj Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani, Sisaket, Surin, Burirram and Nakhon Ratchasrima.

Those living in Nakhon Nayok, Prajinburi, Sakeaw, Chonburi, Chantaburi, Trat, Ranong, Pang Nga and Phuket have also been advised to brace for heavy rain. Bangkok residents will also experience thunderstorms during the same period in most areas of the capital city.