Rains and the bitter cold weather in the North since February 19 have left over 1,000 cattle dead. The cold spell in late February 2022 is just one of six years with very low temperatures.
Northern Vietnam will experience a cold Tet with drizzle, whilst central and southern Vietnam will be sunny and dry.
The central region is forecast to experience a spell of heavy rain and flooding over the coming days as a tropical depression entering the East Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm.
A tropical depression forecasted to appear in the East Sea is likely to become a storm.
The current hot spell is likely to continue heating up both the northern and central regions over the next few days and will remain until July 4.
Hanoi is experiencing scorching hot days with recorded temperatures of 60 degrees centigrade outside.
Vietnam’s mean annual temperature has increased by 0.5-0.7 degrees Celsius since 1960, with the rate of increase most rapid in the southern region and the Central Highlands, according to the Climate Risk Country Profile: Vietnam.
On February 22-23, typhoon Dujuan is expected to enter the East Sea to become the first storm of 2021.
Many tourists have spent millions of VND over recent days travelling to Y Ty commune in Bat Xat district of Lao Cai province in order to experience snow for the first time in their life.
A new strong cold spell will begin affecting the northern and central regions from January 7-12, with snow and frost forecat to appear in northern mountainous provinces, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
The northern region would face another strong cold wave next week, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
The latest cold spell to hit the south of the nation caused by tropical depressions has forced the local people of HCM City to wrap up in an extra layer of clothing as they try and stay warm amid the arrival of chilly weather and torrential rains.
Typhoon Linfa, the sixth storm in the East Sea this year, formed on October 9 and made landfall in the central region of Vietnam on October 11, causing great damage to local people.
Northern provinces of Vietnam are poised to face a cold spell between November 23 and 25, bringing with it plenty of fog coupled with falling temperatures.
The northern region of Vietnam would experience the first strong cold spell in mid-November, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorology Forecasting.
VNA talks to Tran Tan Van, Director of the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources, about the serious landslides in central region that have resulted in great losses in human life and property.