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Cold spell hits life in Ha Giang province

Update: January, 15/2014 - 16:02
The province's centre for hydro-meteorological forecasting centre said that the temperature fell to minus 1 degree Celsius in some areas in the three border districts of Dong Van, Meo Vac and Xin Man.— VNA/VNS Photo

HA NOI (VNS)— Another strong cold spell that dramatically brought the temperature down to 1-2 degree Celsius has hit the lives of ethnic and minority people in the northern province of Ha Giang.

Photo Hai Au

The province's centre for hydro-meteorological forecasting centre said that the temperature fell to minus 1 degree Celsius in some areas in the three border districts of Dong Van, Meo Vac and Xin Man.

The Ha Giang provincial medical department sent staff to help localities in protecting people from the cold, especially the elderly and children. Medical units were asked to stock enough medicines and prepare medical facilities for giving timely treatment to patients during the cold days.

Local people have also taken measures to protect animals, poultry and crops from freezing and from diseases. — VNS

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