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Mekong Delta residents struggle to make a living in flood season

Over the years, the Mekong River has provided much for people living there, but recently the water has been low, causing shrimp, fish and other seafood catches to plummet.

Late flooding season results in low sediment levels, fewer aquatic food sources in rice fields in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta's flood season, commonly called “floating water season”, caused by the rising level of the Mekong River in the rainy season, arrived in September, about one month late compared to other years.

Tra Su indigo forest proves popular attraction among visitors

Located in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, Tra Su indigo forest has developed into a popular eco-tourism site among visitors to the western region, particularly during the flooding season.

Flooding season brings out the best of Gao Giong

 VietNamNet Bridge – Gao Giong - Cao Lanh in the southern province of Dong Thap was in the middle of the flooding season.

Flooding season kicks off in Mekong Delta

 VietNamNet Bridge – Water levels are rising quickly in areas adjacent to Cambodia in Dong Thap Province, weather forcasting and local authorities have reported.

Farmers urged to plant saline-resilient crops

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta’s areas affected by saline intrusion have been urged to switch to other crops or breed shrimp or fish.  

Linh fish, a specialty in late flooding season

 VietNamNet Bridge – From the tenth to eleventh months of the lunar calendar, the flooding season comes to an end in the Mekong Delta. But that marks the start of the migratory linh fish (Siamese mud carp) season.

Tra Su indigo forest, the green banquet in flooding season

 VietNamNet Bridge - Every October-November, tourists flock to the Tra Su indigo forest in Tinh Bien district of the southern province of An Giang to see the green and peaceful indigo forest in the flooding season.

Watching birds during flooding season

Tra Su Cajuput Forest in An Giang Province is a must-visit destination in the flooding season, particularly for those travelers who take great pleasure in cruising along man-made canals whilst viewing herds of birds in different colors

See craftsmen making fishing hooks in My Hoa Village

 VietNamNet Bridge – Flooding season is the perfect time for tourists to experience the authentic floating daily life of the Mekong Delta.

Hydropower dam owners ignoring safety checks to be fined

 VietNamNet Bridge – Owners and operators of hydropower dams will be fined VND150-200 million if they do not conduct routine safety checks,