Northern and central regions continue to face hot spell of over 40 degrees Celsius

VOV.VN - Northern and central regions are set to continue dealing with the ongoing heat wave as temperatures reach up to 40 degrees Celsius, with some places even enduring heat of over 40 degrees Celsius until June 21.

According to information given by the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), the extreme weather will be met with low humidity of between 40% and 55%, with the time for temperatures rising to over 35 degrees Celsius being between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

In Hanoi, local temperatures are between 38 degrees Celsius and 40 degrees Celsius, with some places even seeing temperatures rise to over 40 degrees Celsius.

The harsh weather will come to an end in northern and central regions from June 22.

The weather forecasting authorities have also warned that this prolonged spell of hot weather could pose a significant threat to people’s health through dehydration, in addition to causing forest fires and potential blazes in residential areas.