travel to those destinations by land. There have been discussions about creating a bypass by way of a canal that would cross the Kra Isthmus to the Strait of Malacca, but it has yet to be created. The Climate Thailand’s climate is tropical. The country has only three seasons, the hot season, a rainy season, and the dry season. The hot season lasts from March until mid-May. The rainy season lasts from mid-May until October, and the dry season lasts from November to February. This is when the country is at its coolest, though it may still be hot in the south throughout the winter months.


Cyclones , which are also known as              “typhoons,” can come from the               Pacific Ocean or the Indian Ocean. They’re called typhoons when they come from the Pacific side and cyclones when arriving from the Indian Ocean. when they’re formed in the Pacific Ocean, the typhoons travel from east to west. They can affect the main continental areas in Thailand, but they usually impact Vietnam the most. On the other hand, cyclones arrive from east to west or from south to north. They often hit the continental section of Thailand, as well as Myanmar. Fortunately, Thailand is relatively sheltered from these storms, and severe natural disasters from them aren’t common.

In the capital, Bangkok, expect to find hot weather all year. The weather is usually good from mid-November through January. There are typically clear skies and warm weather, with temperatures around 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius) on average. The temperatures rise in February, and it’s possible to see some thunderstorms at that time. From March through mid-May, the heat reaches intense levels. It averages 99 degrees Fahrenheit (37 degrees Celsius) through these months, and even nights remain hot at around 82 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius). The capital may


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