Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and
Vietnam to face severe drought
A SEVERE drought is expected to hit Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam from now until January, threatening agricultural production in these countries.
According to experts, the drought is expected to occur in the four lower Mekong River Basin countries as the river reaches its lowest levels in about 60 years.The Mekong River Commission (MRC) said in a statement that most parts of the lower Mekong basin were now experiencing an exceptionally regionally low flow since June.
According to the Bangkok Post, the commission also said that of the four countries, Thailand and Cambodia will be the hardest hit compared with Laos and Vietnam.
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