Weather forecast for Vietnam (July 12): Central coast swelters in nearly 40-degree heat
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Vietnam weather forecast
Provinces from Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen will continue to sizzle under the heatwave, with temperatures hovering around 35-38C, even exceeding 38C in some places, the National Hydrometeorological Forecast Centre said.
Ultraviolet (UV) index in Da Nang stands at level 11 on July 12, which is defined as very strong, raising the risk of skin damage in direct sunlight, read weatheronline.co.uk.
As the hot spell is highly exacerbated by low humidity, there are warnings of fire and explosion hazards, as well as a high risk of forest fire.
It is forecast that the hot weather will continue to sweep the northern and central provinces in the next days.
The prolonged heatwave may cause health issues and increased risks of fires and other accidents at residential areas as demand for electricity spikes.
Statistics show since the beginning of this year, the average temperature of the whole country has been 1 to 2.5 degrees Celsius higher than the average level of previous years, and the upward trend is forecast to last till October this year.
Meanwhile, due to the low-pressure area combined with wind convergence of up to 5000 m, showers and thunderstorms are forecast for the northern mountainous region.
Hanoi weather forecast
The heatwave lasts during the day time, with the highest temperatures from 35-37C. There are showers and thunderstorms in evening and night.
Weather forecast for provinces from Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien-Hue: Extreme heat hits the region during the day, with the highest temperatures ranging from 36-39C, even more than 39C in some places. Showers and thunderstorms are in forecast in some places in evening and night.
Weather forecast for provinces from Da Nang to Binh Thuan: Intense heat sweeps the region during the day, with the highest temperatures are from 34-37, even 38C in some places. It is forecast to see showers and thunderstorms in evening and night.
Weather forecast for southern provinces: The hghest temperatures are from 31-34. Scattered showers occur in some places in evening and night.
China weather forecast
|Rescue workers evacuate with an inflatable boat students stranded by floodwaters at a school, amid heavy rainfall in Duchang county, Jiangxi province, China. (Photo: China Daily via REUTERS)|
The Chinese National Meteorological Center said rainstorms will still reign over Southwest China, South of the Yangtze River Region, Jianghan Region, and Jianghuai Region. From the daytime to tonight, the rain belt will somewhat move northward. Heavy downpour will lash northern Jiangxi, northeastern Hunan, and central and northern Sichuan Basin. There will be severe convective weather like short-range heavy rainfall. The hourly intensity will reach 30-50mm. The National Meteorological Center continued to release yellow warning of rainstorm.
Hubei province’s Xianning and Jingzhou cities, and Jiangxi province’s Nanchang and Shangrao cities have declared “red alerts” over the past two days after torrential rain triggered landslides and inundated roads and farmland, with parts of the river threatening to burst its banks.
Experts say the newly-issued top-level warnings in the four cities along China's Yangtze river highlight the country’s vulnerability to extreme weather from climate change and the risks of overdevelopment on flood plains.
China has blamed unusual weather conditions, including humidity carried from the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, as the immediate cause, but it has also said long-term changes in climate patterns have made it more vulnerable, CNA reported.
According to SCMP, torrential rains are causing more floods along the Yangtze River. The seasonal floodwaters first hit the regions of Sichuan and Chongqing in the southwest and Hubei in central China in late June. On Thursday, China’s National Meteorological Centre warned of more downpours in southern parts of the country in the coming days.
The damages the massive floods bring along have been tremendous. To date, a total of 140 people have died or are missing and 30.20 million have been affected due to floods in 27 provincial-level regions across the country. The accumulated economic losses have exceeded 60 billion yuan (USD 8.6 billion), according to CGTN.
Thailand weather forecast
The weak southwest monsoon prevails across the Andaman Sea and Thailand cause less rain in the North, the Northeast and the Central. The easterly wind and the southeasterly wind prevails over the Northeast, the East and the South because isolated heavy rain in the areas. People in the East and the South should beware of severe condition, the Thai Meteorological Department forecast.
During 12 – 17 July, the southwest monsoon prevails across the Andaman Sea and Thailand is stronger while the easterly winds and the southeasterly winds prevails over the Northeastern part. More rain is likely in Thailand and isolated heavy rain in the Northeast, the East, and the South. People in the Northeast, the East and the South should beware of severe condition.
Singapore weather forecast
The Meteorological Service Singapore predicted showers over many areas in the morning. The wet weather is forecast to continue into the first half of July 2020. During this period, the daily maximum temperature is expected to range between 32C and 33C with daily highs of around 34C on a few days. With the prevailing Southwest Monsoon persisting in July 2020, the low-level winds over Singapore and the surrounding region are forecast to blow mostly from the southeast or southwest, and to blow from the east on a few days.
Japan weather forecast
|Photo: Japan Meteorological Agency|
Heavy downpours that caused dozens of deaths on the main island of Kyushu will continue in wide areas of western and eastern Japan at least through July 12, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
The seasonal rain front is projected to remain stationary and will likely dump torrential rain on many parts of the country, leading to possible flooding and landslides.
“It would not be surprising to see a disaster strike anywhere in the country,” the agency said.
|Photo: Japan Meteorological Agency|
Rainfall amounts on July 12 are estimated at: up to 300-400 mm in the Shikoku region and northern Kyushu; 250-350 mm in the Tokai region; 200-300 mm in southern Kyushu; 150-250 mm in the Kanto, Koshin and Kinki regions; 150-250 mm in the Chugoku region; 100-200 mm in the Tohoku region; and 100-150 mm in the Hokuriku region.
The extreme weather has left over 60 people dead and a dozen missing over the past week. Officials in the city of Hitoyoshi also say they've been unable to contact 40 people there.
Survivors in the affected areas are trying to recover what they can before the downpours resume, NHK reported.
RoK weather forecast
Rains are in forecast for late Sunday (July 12) through Monday (July 13) afternoon along with a thunderstorm.
The air quality is generally acceptable for most individuals. However, sensitive groups may experience minor to moderate symptoms from long-term exposure, according to accuweather.
The Korea Meteorological Administration’s heavy rain preliminary special weather report:
- 12 Jul 2020 17:58 (KST) : Naju, Gangjin, Haenam, Yeongam, Muan, Hampyeong, Mokpo, Sinan (Heuksan-myeon) exemption), Jindo
Strong wind preliminary special weather report
- 13 Jul 2020 05:59 (KST) : West Sea 5 - do, Taean, Dangjin, Seosan, Boryeong, Seocheon, Hongseong, Muan, Hampyeong, Yeonggwang, Mokpo, Sinan (Heuksan-myeon) exemption), Jindo, Gochang, Buan, Gunsan, Gimje
- 12 Jul 2020 23:58 (KST) : Heuksando.Hongdo
Wind wave preliminary special weather report
- 13 Jul 2020 05:59 (KST) : the coast of northern area of the Jeollabuk-do, the coast of southern area of the Jeollabuk-do, Jeollanam-do northern part coastal waters of West Sea, Jeollanam-do central part coastal waters of West Sea, Jeollanam-do southern part coastal waters of West Sea, The offing in southern areas of the West Sea, the coast of northern area of the Chungnam, the coast of southern area of the Chungnam, The offing in central areas of the West Sea, smooth water area among the Jeollanam-do northern part coast, smooth water area among the Jeollanam-do southern part coast, smooth water area among the Jeollanam-do northern part coastal waters of South Sea, smooth water area among the Jeollanam-do southern part coastal waters of South Sea, smooth water area among the coast of southern area of the Chungnam, The Jodo near smooth water area among the offing in southern areas of the West Sea, , , , smooth water area of Garorimbay� Dangjin, The west smooth water area of Anmyundo
- 12 Jul 2020 23:58 (KST) : The offing in northern areas of the West Sea./.
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