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Thailand is grappling with an intense heatwave, with temperatures soaring past 40 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department of Thailand (TMD) issued a warning for intense heat across the country, along with thunderstorms expected in ten provinces. As the high-pressure system caused by intense heat envelops the upper region of Thailand, the entire country faces generally … …

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This happens every year between January for four months, there may be variations but that is approximately the timing. 

I remember in the 1980's how well-off Thais living in Bangkok would tell me Chiang Mai was the place they would retire to due to the fresh mountain air and the cooler temperatures.

I bet house prices in CM must be at giveaway prices these days with very few people wishing to live there, I know of a few people who have left. 


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