Hot weather has hit northern Vietnam from Wednesday, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
|A rice field is chapped due to prolonged hot weather in Dau Lieu Ward, Hong Linh District in the central province of Ha Tinh. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Khuong|
Temperatures hit 34-37 degrees Celsius and even more than 38 degrees Celsius in some places.
The central region will have temperatures of 39 degree Celsius, and 40-41 degree Celsius in mountainous areas.
The hot weather is set to last until the end of the week.
From Wednesday, Hanoi will have high temperatures at about 35-38 degree Celsius.
On Wednesday, the ultraviolet in Hanoi, Da Nang City and HCM City is forecast to reach high level, seriously affecting people’s health.
There is a high risk of forest fires in central areas due to the hot weather.
Southern areas will also have high temperatures of about 34-37 degree Celsius. VNS
Vietnam is forecast to suffer the highest temperatures ever recorded in 2020, according to the latest report by the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration.