Upstream floodwater rises in Mekong Delta

Currently, the flood level in the area of the middle and upper stream of the Mekong Delta has increased rapidly due to rising upstream floodwater, reported the National Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center on August 5.

The highest water level at Tien River’s Tan Chau reached 3, 12 meters, meanwhile, at Hau River’s Chau Doc up to 2, 36 meters.

In the coming days, the water level in the area keep still rising rapidly. By August 8, the highest flood lever in Tan Chau is forecast at 3, 5 meters. The highest flood level in Chau Doc will reach 2, 6 meters.

On August 12, the highest flood lever in Tan Chau will be 3, 7 meters, and the flood water in Chau Doc up to 3, 0 meters.


 

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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