The water supply from the Mekong River to the Mekong Delta region is facing adverse conditions caused by El Nino, heatwaves, and delayed rainfall while the water flow depends on the operations of hydropower plants in the basin.
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.
After three years of the La Nina weather pattern which is the other phase of ENSO, the El Nino phenomenon is likely to return in Vietnam in late May or early June, with a probability of up to 80 percent.
Many hydroelectric reservoirs are experiencing critically low water levels while the hot summer season has just begun. The power sector has urgently suggested measures to cut down and save electricity during the challenging summer of 2023.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his entourage left Hanoi on June 4 evening, concluding a two-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh.
Currently, administrations in provinces and the Ministry of Education and Training are removing obstacles to improve education quality for high-quality human resources in provinces in the central highlands region.