Mekong water levels to peak at 4.2m on September 25

Mekong water levels to peak at 4.2m on September 25

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.
North & Central experience cold wave

North & Central experience cold wave

Tomorrow September 7, a cold wave is forecast to hit the northern mountainous region then being spread out to the north central region and several areas cross the central central region, said the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting this morning.
Mekong floodwaters rising: NCHMF

Mekong floodwaters rising: NCHMF

Floodwaters in the Mekong Delta region at the stations in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia are rising, said the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday.
Mekong region prepares for early season flooding

Mekong region prepares for early season flooding

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday said the water level upstream of the Mekong River is rising quickly and the possibility of flooding will hit lowland areas of provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap and Long An.
Mekong farmers urged summer-autumn rice harvest

Mekong farmers urged summer-autumn rice harvest

Due to the week-long heavy rains accompanied by the Sepien Senamnoy dam collapse in Laos’ Attapeu province caused floodwaters in the upper section of the Mekong River are coming earlier and higher than previous years.

President Tran Dai Quang visits  flood- hit area in Da Nang city

President Tran Dai Quang visits flood- hit area in Da Nang

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang and leaders of Da Nang city yesterday visited village Phu Son 3  in Hoa Khuong commune of Hoa Vang district which has been impacted and isolated by the floodwater.
Mr. Ngo Van Hong cuts young rice to avoid surging floodwater in Vinh Dai commune, Vinh Hung district, Long An province (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta struggles to save summer autumn rice

Floodwater has been raising slowly but at high level, threatening rice and vegetable crops in the Mekong Delta. Therefore local authorities and farmers have been struggling to protect their crops by fortifying dykes and harvesting young rice.