A strong cold wave is travelling from China to Vietnam’s northern region and will lead to the temperature dropping by 10 degrees Celsius, the National Hydro‑Meteorological Service has said.
The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon.
The unreasonably warm winter has caused up to 80% of the peach blossom (dao) trees in the capital city’s major peach blossom gardens to bloom prematurely, well ahead of the Tet (traditional Lunar New Year) holiday for which they are an indispensable decoration.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression is drifting west, north-westerly toward the East Sea, and forecasters say it could potentially become a typhoon and cross-over northern Vietnam later this week.
The agriculture sector has survived a bad year with a surprise growth of 1.2%, after extreme weather and a toxic spill disaster wreaked havoc on farmers across Vietnam.
People in the northern localities are bracing for another cold spell accompanied with scattered rainfall from November 1, according to the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has disbursed over VND2.5 trillion (US$112.5 million) to help locals address the aftermath of the extensive severe cold and snow in the northern and north-central regions in early 2016.
While the weather has become warmer in northern Vietnam on January 29, the region and Hanoi are expected to suffer another cold spell earlier next week, the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said.
VOV.VN - Mau Son peak in Lang Son northern province is covered in white snow during the current cold spell.
VOV.VN - Survived after the strong cold spell, blooming wild peach from the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have been brought to town.
The Husbandry Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has instructed cities and provinces affected by the frosty cold over the past few days to take all necessary measures to ease the damage caused by the severe weather to the animal breeding sector.
VOV.VN - Residents of the Mu Village in the Tram Tau District of Yen Bai Province finally saw the return of faint rays of the sun on January 27 after a week of cloud covered cold dreary weather.
A SMS campaign was launched in Hanoi on January 27, aiming to raise funds for poor people in remote, mountainous and border areas across the country, helping them overcome difficulties in the ongoing spell of cold weather.
A severe cold spell that hit Vietnam during the last few days has taken its toll on the northern region with more than 3,900 livestock animals killed and a widespread area of crops damaged so far.
The community, especially netizens, have joined hands in various charity activities to send help up to mountain ethnic minority groups who are struggling in the country’s record cold spell.
VOV.VN - Frost and snow have appeared across northern mountainous provinces in recent days due to a record cold spell over the last 40 years.
VOV.VN - Despite the strong cold spell over recent days, people have flocked to famous peach-tree gardens in Nhat Tan and Tu Lien villages to purchase a beautiful peach branch or tree to welcome the upcoming traditional Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(VOV) - Parts of Vietnam were doused with cool wintry wet weather in late-November. Whether it is the start of a cold spell or just a break in the hot weather remains to be seen.
During summer, locals and tourists in the town of Sapa, a famous tourist attraction in Lao Cai province, had to put on warm clothes today, July 6, because the temperature suddenly fell to 12.7 degrees Celsius. Weather experts said this was an unusual phenomenon in recent years.