Weekly Wet Season Situation Report in the Lower Mekong River Basin – Prepared on: 01/09/2020, covering the week from 25 to 31 August 2020

Introduction

This Weekly Wet Season Situation Report presents a preliminary analysis of the weekly hydrological situation in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB) from 25 to 31 August 2020. The trend and outlook for water levels are also presented.

This analysis is based on the daily hydro-meteorological data provided by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Member Countries – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Viet Nam – and on satellite data.

The report covers the following topics that are updated weekly:

  • General weather patterns, including rainfall patterns over the LMB
  • Water levels in the LMB, including in the Tonle Sap
  • Flash flood and drought situation in the LMB
  • Weather, water level and flash flood forecast, and
  • Possible implications.

Mekong River water levels are updated daily and can be accessed from: http://ffw.mrcmekong.org/bulletin_wet.php.

Drought monitoring and forecasting information is available at: http://droughtforecast.mrcmekong.org

Flash flood information is accessible at: http://ffw.mrcmekong.org/ffg.php

 

 

Source: Mekong River Commission