A new cold spell will hit the northern region on February 19 morning, then blanket the north-central and several areas of the central-central region, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced that due to the effect of the cold air from a low-pressure trench moving to the South of the East Sea, from the evening of April 30, the North of Vietnam is expected to experience heavy rain and thunderstorms. Meanwhile, the waters from Binh Dinh Province to Ca Mau Province are predicted to see showers, thunderstorms, and whirlwinds.
Provinces and cities nationwide are forecast to brace for torrential downpours and thunderstorms while heat waves are predicted to continue lingering from now to the end of April amid the ongoing seasonal change.
A tropical heavy rain along with thunderstorm occurred in many districts including 1,3, Binh Thanh, Go Vap and Phu Nhuan in Ho Chi Minh City and some places in Thu Duc City this afternoon, making the climate more comfortable after recent scorching days.
The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting reported that the southwest monsoon across the Southern and Central Highlands regions are getting stronger today, triggering medium- heavy rains and thunderstorms along with risks of cyclone, lightning and whirlwind.
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.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center said that the first storm circulation along with a range of tropical convergence yesterday triggered medium- heavy downpours in some places of the Northern region such as the capital city of Hanoi and Hai Phong City, Bac Giang and Phu Tho provinces after the storm made landfall in Guangdong Province of China.
The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control last night issued the latest report on damage after hail, thunderstorms and natural disasters hit the Northern region.
The national center for Hydro Meteorological and Forecasting said due to the influence of a low-pressure system and strong winds, the northern and north central region will experience rain and thunderstorms and lightning.