I Sure Hope The Weather Forecast Is Wrong

The Thai government weather site today says that for the next 7 days: Active monsoon trough …. causes torrential rain and heavy to very heavy falls many places in the lower central, eastern and upper southern Thailand.
http://www.tmd.go.th/en/thailand.php

Here is the daily rainfall predictions for the next week, averaged over two sites:
http://www.windguru.cz/int/index.php?sc=273
http://www.tititudorancea.com/z/weather_hua_hin_thailand.htm

Sat: 18cm
Sun: 14cm
Mon: 24cm
Tues: 87cm
Wed: 16cm
Thur: 36cm
Fri: 20cm

Let’s see, 2.54 cm per inch. Hey, 7 inches tomorrow doesn’t sound so bad. The 34 inches predicted for Tuesday has me a bit concerned. I don’t know if I should rent a kayak, buy a waterproof camera or just stock up on everything. Good time to have a second floor apartment. At least the terrain has zero potential for landslide both where I live and upslope for several kilometers.

Couldn’t decide what tags to use for this post. ‘Ark?’ and ‘Shit about to hit fan’ both came to mind.

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One Response to I Sure Hope The Weather Forecast Is Wrong

  1. […] state the rainfall predictions are in ‘mm’ (millimeters) and I frothed at the mouth, describing them in cm (centimeters). No wonder the floods of biblical proportions did not appear. But we did get 126.2 MM, which is a […]

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