Weekly Wet Season Situation Report in the Lower Mekong River Basin – Prepared on: 18/08/2020, covering the week from 11 to 17 August 2020

1 Introduction

This Weekly Wet Season Situation Report presents a preliminary analysis of the weekly hydrometeorological situation in the Lower Mekong River Basin (LMB), including the Tonle Sap flows, from 11 to 17 August 2020. The trend and outlook for water levels are also presented.

This analysis is based on the daily hydro-meteorological data provided by the Mekong River Commission Member Countries – Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam – and on satellite data.

The report covers the following topics that are updated weekly:

• General weather patterns, including rainfall patterns over the LMB

• Water levels in the Lower Mekong River Basin, including in the Tonle Sap

• Forecast water levels and outlook, and

• Conclusion.

Mekong River water levels are updated daily and can be accessed from:

http://ffw.mrcmekong.org/bulletin_wet.php

Source: Mekong River Commission