Northern region prepares for impact of heavy rain

VOV.VN - Torrential rain falling at a rate of between 50mm and 100mm over the course of a 24-hour period is anticipated to cool the country's northern region, starting from the evening of August 9.

Heavy showers are due to last until August 11, with rainfall mainly occurring at night and in the early morning.

According to details given by the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, whirlwinds, lightning, and strong winds could potentially strike during the impending period of heavy rain.

Furthermore, weather forecast authorities have warned of the great risk of floods and landslides hitting northern mountainous localities, including Ha Giang and Lao Cai.

Elsewhere, Hanoi is also predicted to receive a deluge of heavy rain and strong winds starting from August 9. Indeed, rainfall is due to reach between 50mm and 80mm, with some places even recording rainfall of over 100mm throughout the course of a 24-hour period.

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