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Two consecutive storms are forecast to emerge from the East Sea later this week, with the current tropical depression likely to strengthen into typhoon No. 7,
Showers, with rainfall of up to 100mm, are forecast to hit Hanoi and other northern provinces on Tuesday afternoon, ending the prolonged heat wave in the region.
Vietnam would face 5-6 tropical storms from now until the year-end, according to Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Mai Van Khiem.
Many free drinking water taps are being put on Hanoi streets, partially helping to ease the city’s on-going blazing hot weather.
Many streets in Ho Chi Minh City were submerged by rainwater on June 14, causing motorbikes to break down and hindering commutes.
The northern and northern central regions of Vietnam would face downpours from this evening, May 21, following scorching hot days.
Vietnam would face up to 13 storms this year, including several major ones, said an official from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
A heat wave affecting many parts of Vietnam is expected to continue, with temperatures reaching as high as 35-38 degrees Celsius.
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The south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan declared a Level 2 emergency on May 7 regarding drought and water shortages.
Hanoi and other northern provinces are forecast to experience warmer weather as of Monday until May 6.
Local weather experts have forecast that HCMC will experience its peak summer heat from March onward, with temperatures expected to soar to 38 degrees Celsius, alongside worsening air pollution.
The farmers in Binh Thuan Province are facing dropping river water levels and imminent drought.
The northern region will experience cold and rainy weather in the next 10 days.
The northern region has experienced the hottest first two weeks of the year in the past 50 years, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Several cold spells will arrive in the northern region in late January but the temperatures will be higher than in previous years, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Vietnam will have three to five cold spells in January and February 2020, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Some northern mountainous areas would see frost in some days to come, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Showers and scattered thunderstorms will appear in the northern region of the country on October 24, with moderate to heavy rain, due to the impacts of cold air, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF)