07/01/2020 14:06 GMT+7
Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta during the dry season, is forecast to enter local rivers 30-40km deeper than the annual average.
|Salinity intrusion destroyed rice fields in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang in 2016.—VNA/VNS Photo Trong Dat|
That is more severe than 2016, the year of historic salinity which caused VND15 trillion (US$ 646 million) damage to the delta.
The concentration of salinity was about four grammes per litre, said minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at a meeting held on Friday in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre. Tiếp tục đọc “Saltwater intrusion to enter deeper in Mekong Delta”