Tropical Storm Noul Approaching Thailand

September 21, 2020
Nareerat Moottatarn

Tropical Storm Noul Approaching Thailand

Summary

  • Typhoon from Category 3 Tropical Storm Noul could reach Thailand as early as this Friday 18th of September, according to TMD (Thai Meteorological Department).
  • Torrential rain is expected with strong winds starting from the Northeast, then reaching the North, Central, East and South of Thailand respectively.
  • Areas with low elevations could risk flash floods and water runoff from the severe rainfall.
  • Recommendation to factories are to secure buildings for wind and storm damages, while closely monitoring the news for further updates.

Forecast

  • At 10:00 am 17th September, the storm is due 600 km northeast of Vietnam with sustained winds of 80 km/hour, and travelling at 20 km/hour and expected to intensify.
  • In the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, the wind waves will be stronger with the waves 2-3 meters high in the Andaman Sea, about 2 meters high in the Gulf of Thailand.
Expected track of tropical storm Noul (Source: TMD)

Affected Provinces

Very heavy rain (over 90 mm/hour) and heavy rain (over 35 mm/hour) are forecasted by TMD in many provinces from 18th to 20th September as follows.

North: Mae Hong Son, Lamphun, Lampang, Nan, Phrae, Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Tak, Kamphaeng Phet, Phitsanulok, Phichit, Phetchabun North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lamphun, Lampang, Phrae, Phayao, Nan, Uttaradit, Phitsanulok, Sukhothai, Tak, Kamphaeng Phet, Phichit, Phetchabun North: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Lamphun, Lampang, Tak, Sukhothai, Kamphaeng Phet
Northeast: Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Mahasarakham, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram, Surin, Sisaket, Ubon Ratchathani Northeast: Loei, Nong Bua Lamphu, Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon, Nakhon Phanom, Chaiyaphum, Khon Kaen, Mahasarakham, Kalasin, Mukdahan, Roi Et, Yasothon, Amnat Charoen, Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram, Surin, Sisaket, Ubon Ratchathani Northeast: Nil
Central: Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Saraburi, Lop Buri, Nakhon Sawan, Uthai Thani. Central: Kanchanaburi, Uthai Thani, Chainat, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Saraburi, Bangkok Central: Ratchaburi, Kanchanaburi, Uthai Thani, Suphanburi, Chainat
East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachinburi, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chonburi, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat. East: Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Sa Kaeo, Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat East: Chon Buri, Rayong, Chanthaburi, Trat
South: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Surat Thani, Ranong, Phang Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Satun South: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang, Satun South: Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, Ranong, Phangnga, Phuket, Krabi

References

https://www.windy.com/?15.813,74.795,5

https://www.tmd.go.th/en/list_warning.php

https://reliefweb.int/report/thailand/weather-warning-category-2-tropical-depression-middle-south-china-sea-no-2-time

AUTHOR

Nareerat Moottatarn