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Northern region warned of extreme weather

Provinces and cities in the northeast and north central regions are set to see heavy rain of up to 40-120mm on April 26, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Int’l climatologists to research on extreme weather phenomena

Scientists with the World Weather Attribution (WWA) group agreed to conduct a detailed study of the extreme rainfall in Vietnam, largely the results of tropical storms, that has disrupted the lives of some 1.5 million people,

Vietnam ready to cope with extreme weather

Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, spoke on the country’s readiness to minimise losses in the event of natural disasters.

Vietnam improves weather forecast to give timely warnings on extreme weather

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will continue improving forecasts to give quick warnings of extreme and dangerous weather to try and prevent national disasters.

Schools could be forced to close on ‘bad air’ days

Vietnam may order schools to shut down on days when the air quality is poor, according to the draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection.

Coastal development in central Vietnam sparks concern about environmental consequences

Central provinces are considering developing a series of coastal urban areas, which has raised concern about the effects on the environment and living space.

Ha Tinh province struggles to fight extreme weather condition

Long drought and extreme weather condition along with large scale wild fire are making the water reserve in the central province of Ha Tinh dry out. 

Extreme weather 'potentially catastrophic' for bats

 Extreme weather appears to be disrupting the life cycle of Europe's bats. Scientists were alarmed to find that some bats in Portugal skipped winter hibernation altogether this year while others gave birth early.

Parents, educators disagree about school attendance on cold days

VietNamNet Bridge - Parents and educators cannot agree about whether to keep students at home on cold days.

South’s weather the most extreme in last 40 years: scientists

VietNamNet Bridge - With a higher frequency of big rains, thunderstorms and whirlwinds, the southern region in Vietnam this year has seen the most extreme weather patterns of the last 40 years.

2015-2016 El Nino to continue, Vietnam to suffer from drought

VietNamNet Bridge - Extreme weather conditions are forecast to occur from now to the end of the year, according to Le Thanh Hai, deputy director of National Hydrometeorology Centre.

Extreme weather keeps battering Viet Nam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is forecast to continue being battered by extreme weather this year after a range of unusual weather phenomena appeared recently.