Has Thailand ever had a typhoon?

Has Thailand ever had a typhoon?

1–4 November 1989: Typhoon Gay struck the coast of Chumphon Province, resulting in 833 deaths and 11.7 billion baht in damages. 23–24 August 1997: Flooding in Northern Thailand triggered by Tropical Storm Zita caused 49 deaths and 2.9 billion baht in damages.

When was the last natural disaster in Thailand?

On 29 August 2019, Tropical Storm (TS) Podul crossed into north-east and northern Thailand bringing rainfall and winds causing flash flooding and landslides affecting 32 provinces namely Amnat Charoen, Chaiyaphoom, Chiang Mai, Chumporn, Kalasin, Khon Kaen, Krabi, Loei, Lumpang, Mae Hong Son, Maha Sarakham, Mukdaharn.

How common are tsunamis in Thailand?

In a total of 2 tidal waves classified as a tsunami since 2004 a total of 8,212 people died in Thailand. Tsunamis therefore occur only rarely here. The strongest tidal wave registered in Thailand so far reached a height of 19.60 meters.

Where did the tsunami hit in Thailand?

It was the Boxing Day Tsunami (or Indian Ocean Tsunami, or Asian Tsunami) and it started affecting the shorelines around the Indian Ocean, first in the Indonesian region of Aceh, and then Thailand’s southern Andaman Sea shores not long after on Sunday morning, December 26, 2004.

When was the last earthquake in Thailand?

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Thailand (updated just now)

Date and time Mag Depth Location
Feb 9, 2022 12:46 pm (GMT +7) (Feb 9, 2022 05:46 GMT) 1.7 5 km Xaignabouli, 98 km northeast of Nan, Thailand

Will there be any tropical storms in Thailand in 2012?

On May 21, the Thai Meteorological Department predicted that 1-2 tropical storms would affect Thailand during 2012. They predicted that 1 would move through Vietnam and affect Upper Thailand, during August or September, while the other one was expected to move through Southern Thailand during October or November.

How bad was the 2012 Pacific typhoon season?

The 2012 Pacific typhoon season was a slightly below average but destructive season, though rather active since 2004. It produced 25 named storms, fourteen typhoons, and four intense typhoons. It was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the western Pacific Ocean.

How many Typhoons were there in the 2011 typhoon season?

The TSR Consortium subsequently released their initial forecast of the season on April 11, and predicted that the basin would see activity about 10% below the 1965–2011 average, with 25.5 tropical storms, 15.6 typhoons, 7.3 “intense” typhoons and an ACE index of about 262 units.

How many people died in the Typhoon Bopha 2012?

Bopha killed 1,901 people and cost $1.16 billion (2012 USD) in Philippines, becoming the deadliest storm worldwide in the year and the second-costliest Philippine typhoon in history, only surpassed by Typhoon Haiyan in the following season.