Country to be hit with severe hot weather

Update: May, 20/2020 - 11:05
A rice field is chapped due to prolonged hot weather in Đậu Liêu Ward, Hồng Lĩnh District in the central province of Hà Tình. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Khương

HÀ NỘI — Hot weather will hit northern Việt Nam from Wednesday, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Temperatures will 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, Hà Nội will have high temperatures at about 35-38 degree Celsius.

On Wednesday, the ultraviolet in Hà Nội, Đà Nẵng 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

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