Central Vietnam to face scorching heat of over 40°C this week

The central Vietnamese region from Nghe An to Thua Thien-Hue Provinces will be the hottest area in the country this week, with high temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius or above, the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has warned.

The central Vietnamese region from Nghe An to Thua Thien-Hue Provinces will be the hottest area in the country this week, with high temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius or above, the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has warned.

As a western low pressure trough has developed again today, May 25th, temperatures across Vietnam have increased by 2-3 degrees Celsius.

In northwestern provinces temperatures will rise to 35-36 degrees Celsius or higher.

Meanwhile, the northeastern region will be cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms at night, and possible showers and thunderstorms during the day as well.

Central Vietnam to face scorching heat of over 40°C this week

This file photo shows a mother soothing her baby in a cool place in a province in central Vietnam during scorching weather in 2014. (Photo: tuoitrenews)

During these thunderstorms there may be squalls and vortexes, the center warned.

Low temperatures in the region will be 24-27 degrees, while the highs will range from 32 to 35 degrees.

In Hanoi, the low and high temperatures will be 24 and 35 degrees respectively.

At 10:00 am today, May 25th, the temperature in Hanoi was 29 degrees.

In the central region, last week’s hot spell will continue with the hottest weather hitting the region from Thanh Hoa to Ninh Thuan, with an average high temperature of up to 38 degrees or higher.

Yesterday, Nghe An experienced heat of 39.2 degrees, while Quang Ngai suffered under 38.5 degrees.

On Tuesday, May 26th, the temperature in some areas is likely to exceed 40 degrees.

The hot weather in the central region is expected to last until the end of this month.

The Central Highlands region will be cooler than central provinces, with low and high temperatures of 22 and 34 degrees respectively.

The central coastal region from Da Nang to Binh Dinh Province will see light showers and thunderstorms in some areas, with high temperatures ranging from 36 to 38 degrees.

The southern region will experience cooler weather, with its low and high temperatures of 28 and 36 degrees, along with scattered showers./.

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