Mekong River dry-season sandbars impede cross-river trade with Laos – Pattaya Mail – Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more…

NAKHON PHANOM, Jan 10 – The water level of the Mekong River in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nakhon Phanom is decreasing steadily, in its normal season fluctuation, impacting goods transportation between Thailand and the Lao PDR, as the dry season approaches.

For the coming three months the waterflow in the river will fall by half, bringing sandbars to the surface where there was navigable water before.

via Mekong River dry-season sandbars impede cross-river trade with Laos – Pattaya Mail – Pattaya News, Communities, Opinions and much more….

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