According to the National Centre for Hydro- Meteologogical Forecasting (NCHMF), hot weather is set to scorch northern and northern-central localities on May 18, with the highest temperature ranging from 37 to 40 degrees Celsius.
According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, on April 22, the Northwest region and the area from Nghe An to Phu Yen continued to experience heat waves and scorching temperatures.
The northern and central regions began to experience a heat wave on April 24 which is forecast to reach its peak from April 25 - 27, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
According to the latest weather news from the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center this morning, heavy downpours and thunderstorms broke out across the Northern and Southern coastal regions while a 39-degree Celsius heat wave maintains in the Central region.
This year, severe hot weather in the Mekong Delta is the ideal condition to raise salt production, but ironically, the market price of salt has decreased by more than half compared to last year to VND25,000-VND28,000 per bushel (30 kilograms) of salt, sending salt farmers to the vicious circle of poverty again.
A scorching heatwave with the highest temperature of 39- 40 degrees Celsius is expected to hit the North- West, Northern and Central mountainous regions in consecutive days, announced the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said during the three day national high school exam on June 24 to 27, the northwestern region and provinces in the northeastern mountainous will have rains and thunderstorms throughout the day.