Weather Patterns, General Behaviour of the Mekong River and Flood Situation
General weather patterns
During the week of 23rd to 29th July 2019, the weather bulletins and maps were issued by the Thailand Meteorology Department (TMD). It was stated that this month, the dry spell still occurs continuously from early July because the low-pressure trough still places on the southern portion of China along with the Southwest Monsoon prevailing over Thailand mostly weakens. As a result, there were rainfall for some areas, but not covered the whole region. Figures 1 & 2 presented the weather map for 25th July and 29th 2019.