Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Vientiane, Laos – July 25, 2018
Location: Southern Laos: Attapeu and Champasak Provinces
Event: Damage to a hydroelectric dam in Attapeu Province has resulted in severe flooding along the Xe Pian River in southern Lao PDR. Flooding is also expected in Pakse in the coming days due to cresting of the Mekong River.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel to affected areas of southern Laos while disaster relief efforts are underway.
- Monitor local media for updates and follow the instructions of local authorities.
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Laos Country Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Laos.html
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