More fish after rainfall near Mekong River basin

Published on 29 May 2017 3:15:15 PM

Consecutive days of rainfall has helped fishermen living near the Mekong River basin in Thailand.
The recent rainfall sees a 30cm increase of water levels in Mekong River per day, which has brought a gush of fish along with it.
This has changed the lives of fishermen living in Nakhon Phanom for the better as they had earlier suffered from drought and a lack of water for agriculture.
Now, these fishermen are able to earn Bt5,000 to B10,000 (US$150 to US$300) per day.
The fish are bought by restaurants and food vendors who would sell dried fish, sour and spicy fish soup and fermented fish at the market.