Two storms to hit Thailand affecting Election Day, warns disaster centre

Rangsit University’s Climate Change and Disaster Centre expects two storms are set to hit Thailand subsequent week, with potential impacts on General Election Day, May 14.
The centre’s director, Seri Suparatit, revealed in a Facebook post yesterday that two storms – one originating within the Indian Ocean and the other in the South China Sea – are moving towards Thailand. Dark is currently producing heavy rainfall in the Bay of Bengal, while one other tropical melancholy is beginning in the South China Sea near the Philippines. Suparatit’s submit indicated that the two storms would start affecting Thailand from May 9. Nonetheless, the warmth and a low-pressure trough are anticipated to trigger thunderstorms beginning on May 8 in the central, japanese, northeastern, and northern regions.
Suparatit also mentioned a 30% likelihood of thunderstorms on election day, notably within the southern parts of Thailand. With the election quick approaching, he really helpful that the Election Commission (EC) prepare indoor places for polling booths to keep away from disruptions due to any storm. Suparatit stated..
“We still have every week; I would counsel the EC prepare indoor places to prevent inconvenience on Election Day.”
He additionally warned that heavy rainfall on General Election Day might damage ballot papers and bins and cause vital traffic points..

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