High Water Levels Begin to Decline along Chiang Rai’s Mekong River

High Water Levels Begin to Decline along Chiang Rai’s Mekong River
Villager overlooks the Banks of the Mekong in Chiang Rai
Villager overlooks the Banks of the Mekong in Chiang Rai

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CHIANG RAI – Flood levels have begun to recede, as water levels in the Mekong River continue to decline.

The water levels in the Mekong River have been decreasing for a third consecutive day. The Department of Water Resources recorded current levels at 10.23 m from the embankment.

The river has receded by 50 cm compared to yesterday’s figures. Water levels are expected to decline further, as indicated by other provinces along the Mekong River. Sluice gates have been raised to release water from flooded communities.

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