Strong cold front to hit northern and central Vietnam

Friday, 2021-12-24 10:00:43
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NDO/VNA - A strong cold spell is forecast to enter Vietnam on December 25, bringing showers and low temperatures across the northern and central regions, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

The regions will be struck by rain and thunderstorms, with whirlwinds, lightning, hail and strong winds expected in some locations.

Northern and north-central Vietnam will start experiencing biting cold weather between December 26 and 28.

For most part of the north, including Hanoi, temperatures will range from 10 – 13 degrees Celsius at the lowest and even drop to below 0 degree Celsius in high mountains where frost and sleet are also expected. The lowest mercury in the north-central region is likely to stay between 11 – 14 degrees Celsius.

Northeastern monsoon winds of level 6 – 7 will hit the Gulf of Tonkin and the waters from Quang Tri to Ca Mau, with gusts reaching level 9, bringing high waves of 2 – 4 metres from December 25 – 26.

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