High flood warned on Mekong River

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday warned the upcoming high flood- tide in the southern region and flood level increase on Mekong River.

Illustrative photo:SGGP

Illustrative photo:SGGP

In the next few days, water level on Mekong River will continue rising rapidly because of an influence of combination of flash flood with high flood tide.
By September 22- 23, water level on Tien River at Tan Chau station will reach 3.5 meters, and 3.1 meters on Hau River at Chau Doc station.
Downstream water level on Mekong River at other stations is expected to exceed alarm level 3
On Saigon River, water level at Phu An station is predicted to be alarm level 3 and flooding is warned to appear in the lowlands.


BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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