Heavy rainfall over the Indochina Peninsula for June — September 2011

Heavy rainfall over the Indochina Peninsula for June — September 2011

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31 October 2011

Tokyo Climate Center (TCC)/JMA has issued a report of heavy rainfall over the Indochina Peninsula for June - September 2011.

Four-month total precipitation from June to September 2011 was 120% - 180% of the normal for most meteorological observation stations over the Indochina Peninsula. Four-month total precipitation for the period amounts to 921mm (134% of the normal) at Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, 1251mm (140%) at Bangkok (the capital of Thailand), 1641 mm (144%) at Vientiane (the capital of Laos) and 835 mm (107%) at Phnom-Penh (the capital of Cambodia). It is unusual that heavier-than-normal rainfall continued through the rainy season over the entire area of the basins. >> More

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