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Flooding on the Mekong River floodplain, Thailand and Laos | by NASA Johnson
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Flooding on the Mekong River floodplain, Thailand and Laos

ISS044-E-44347 (8/8/2015) --- The Mekong River on the border between Thailand and Laos...

 

Southeast Asia’s largest river winds as a red-brown channel of floodwater resulting from very heavy monsoon rainfall that affected populations from North Vietnam through Thailand and Myanmar to India, starting on 26 July. ISS crews have been specially tasked to document floods photographically—-photos such as this represent the best of the kind imagery that NASA tries to gather to assist relief authorities on the ground.... www.nasa.gov/feature/top-15-earth-images-of-2015

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