Due to flooding in the upper section flowing in accompanied by high tides caused the rising water level.
On September 1, the water level will reach its peak at 4.2m at Tan Chau Station and 3.7m at Chau Doc Station, forecast center.
At present, the districts in the upper stream of An Giang province and Dong Thap province are keeping a close watch on the progress of floods. The authorities are also mobilizing forces to repair the dyke systems in the lowland areas.
The floods may occur therefore the craft villages which produce tools to fishing are speeding up production to meet local people’s demand.