Cambodian authorities urged to gear up for Mekong flooding

Hanoi – Authorities at all levels in Cambodia have been ordered to prepare for Mekong flooding that is forecast to hit some provinces in the coming days.

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on September 4 that the country is suffering from the impact of three natural phenomena, namely a depression, tropical storm Kajiki and southwest monsoon, which has caused heavy rainfall in some provinces.

The PM noted according to the weather forecast, the water levels in the Mekong River in Stung Treng, Kratie and Kampong Cham provinces will rise higher than the alarm levels, starting from September 8 to 10.

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