Under influence of a cold front and a low pressure trough, HCMC and other provinces in the southern region of Vietnam have been cloudy and rainy, reported National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.
Water levels on Mekong River continue to rise quickly due to high tides. It was measured at 3.89m at Tan Chau Station yesterday, 3.5m at Chau Doc Station on Hau River, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting.
The southern and central highlands region experience prolonged rains as the south west monsoon continues to develop at level 2 to 3, said the national center for hydro meteorological forecasting yesterday.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said The Mekong Delta’s floodwater is forecast to rise in the next three days and then reduce until September 20; on September 25 the water level is expected to rise quickly to peak at 4.2m.
Floods will appear in the upstream section of the northern rivers at level 1-3m while the northern provinces of Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh will be able to suffer flash floods, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting, yesterday.