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Thailand travel advice - severe weather in the Gulf of Thailand

Severe weather is expected in the Gulf of Thailand from 6 - 8 January.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


From 6-8 January, strong winds and rough seas are expected in the Gulf of Thailand, and heavy rain in Surat Thani including Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao.

There is a possibility of flash flooding. Exercise caution if you are already in or intending to travel to these areas and monitor local weather reports from the Thai Meteorological Department.

For further information on local travel, see our travel advice for Thailand.

Published 7 January 2011