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Weather Forecast: Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain to Persist Nationwide

Source: Vientiane Times

The Meteorology and Hydrology Department has issued a comprehensive forecast, warning the nation of impending thunderstorms, heavy rain and gusty winds until July 16.

Citizens across the country should be prepared for turbulent weather conditions, as the rainy season continues in full spate.

In the northeastern provinces of Phongsaly and Huaphan, expect persistent rainfall accompanied by squalls. Temperatures will range from 22-32C.

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Meanwhile, in the northwest provinces of Luang Namtha and Bokeo, residents should brace themselves for torrential downpours, thunderstorms, and powerful gusts of wind. Temperatures will range from 23-36C.

The central provinces, including Vientiane, Borikhamxay and Khammuan, are also expected to face the wrath of thunderstorms and occasional strong winds, with the mercury set to fluctuate from 23-36C.

Xaysomboun province will also experience thunderstorms along with light rain, with lower temperatures in the 17-28C range.

Moving southwards, Champassak, Xekong and Attapeu provinces are projected to encounter thunderstorms and heavy rainfall, with temperatures ranging from 23-36C. Residents should exercise caution and stay prepared for possible flash floods.

Plateau areas are also expected to see high temperatures, possibly climbing to 37C, along with thunderstorms, rain and gusty winds.

In Vientiane, thunderstorms accompanied by strong winds are anticipated, with temperatures ranging from 24-36C.

In Thailand, the Meteorology Department predicts isolated to scattered thundershowers in the eastern provinces bordering Laos. Rain is forecast for Nong Khai, Bueng Kan, Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhon and Nakhon Phanom from July 10-13.

With weather extremes on the horizon, authorities urge everyone to stay informed and closely monitor the latest forecasts.

As the nation braces itself for continuing weather challenges, it is essential for everyone to remain cautious, take precautions, and support one another during this period of inclement conditions.