Extreme drought intensifying in Northeast Cambodia while storms lash other areas

The extreme drought around the Sekong, Sesan and Srepok rivers in northeast Cambodia is forecast to intensify this week, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) says. In its latest forecast, the MRC Flood and Drought Management Centre in Phnom Penh said the extreme drought would expand to large areas of Rattanakiri and Stung Treng provinces and part of southern Laos by Sunday. …

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