Weather Patterns, General Behaviour of the Mekong River and Flood Situation
General weather patterns
During the week of 18th to 24th June 2019, the weather bulletins and maps were issued by the Thailand Meteorology Department (TMD). It was stated that the scattered to fairly widespread thundershowers with isolated heavy rain and the developed low pressure (L) at the upper of the Mekong region in China and move pass the Philippines toward the South China Sea, and the total rainfall is lower than long term average about 10%. This influences the prevailing Southwest Monsoon over in the Mekong Region. Figures 1 & 2 presented the weather map for 18th and 24th June 2019.