Mekong River level cause for concern in Nong Khai

The Nong Khai water monitoring office under the Department of Water Resources has reported the latest height of the Mekong River at 8 meters and 63 centimeters, up by over 1 meter from the same time on September 7 and only 3.57 meters below its flood barriers. With indications that waters in Chiang Kan of Loei province to the north have already risen 83 centimeters in one day, authorities are fearful that Nong Khai’s river levels will reach critical heights.

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