|Rain is forecast in Hanoi and some northern localities on late Tuesday. — Photo for illustrative purposes only|
HÀ NỘI — The northern region is likely to get rainfall on Tuesday afternoon, cooling some areas that have been suffering from a harsh early summer since the past week.
A cold snap affecting the mountainous northern localities is expected to bring down temperatures in the northern delta provinces to 31-34 degrees Celsius on an average, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.
Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected throughout the northern region by Tuesday night, with whirlwinds, sleet and wind gusts in some locations.
The centre has predicted showers and thunderstorms in Hà Nội on Tuesday night, which are likely to continue on Wednesday morning.
On Wednesday, temperatures in the capital city will peak at 27 degree Celsius by day and will dip to 23 degree Celsius by night.
Thunderstorms are also predicted on Wednesday in central provinces from Thanh Hóa to Phú Yên.
The early summer heat in the northern and north-central regions reached its peak on Monday, with the average temperature between 34-37 degrees Celsius. It reached 38-39 degrees Celsius in some districts in Hòa Bình and Hà Nội and in the provinces of Thanh Hóa, Nghệ An and Hà Tĩnh, causing people discomfort and exhaustion. — VNS