The Mekong River has reached emergency flood levels in Stung Treng province and the Srepok River in Ratanakkiri province also surpassed emergency levels as other provinces along the Mekong prepared for rising floodwaters over the weekend, officials said Friday. Tuy Chandara, deputy director of Stung Treng’s provincial department of water resources and meteorology, said Friday morning that the Mekong River’s level in the province had passed emergency and that four districts had been rained on heavily since Wednesday. “We declare an emergency level when the water is past 10.70 meters, but this morning the water was already at
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