|The temperature in the north is expected to drop to 11-14 degrees Celsius from February 8 night. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — The northern region and north-central province of Thanh Hóa are expected to experience a chill from the evening of February 8, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Temperatures will drop to 11-14 degrees Celsius and even to below 5 in mountainous regions.
Rains and showers are expected in the northern and north-central regions on February 8-9.
The elderly are advised to stay indoors to avoid risks of stroke, and residents of mountainous regions should refrain from engaging in outdoor activities and burning coal in closed rooms.
Measures need to be taken to protect crops, cattle and aquatic farms, especially in mountainous localities.
From the afternoon of February 8 afternoon, the northern part of the East Sea, including the waters around the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, is expected to see strong northeasterly winds and rough sea. — VNS