Up to 26 storms forecast for rainy season, five or six to overflow Mekong

Publication date 19 June 2019 | 12:07 | ICT

A Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology spokesman said on Tuesday that there will be up to 26 storms this rainy season, but of those, only five or six will cause the Mekong river to overflow or result in general flooding.

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