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Weekly Flood Situation Report for the Mekong River Basin covering the week from 01st to 07th October 2019 and potential trend next week

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Weather Patterns, General Behaviour of the Mekong River and Flood Situation General weather patterns During the week from 01st to 07th October 2019, the weather outlook bulletins and maps issued by the Thailand Meteorology Department (TMD) were used to verify the weather condition in the LMB. There was no low pressures went across the LMB, except the low-lying area in Cambodia during this week.

Therefore, there were some rainfall in low-lying area and the Mekong Delta, as indicated. They stated that some tropical cyclones sometime develop at the western side of the northern Pacific Ocean and move northwest and pass to the South China Sea. Consequently, LMB will meet below-average rainfall in some areas in October. Figures 1 & 2 presented the weather map for 02 nd to 07th October 2019.