Northern region braced for cold spell to hit

VOV.VN - A cold snap is forecast to hit the north of the country, including the capital Hanoi, from October 23, according to information released by the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

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Many areas throughout the north are expected to endure heavy rain from the evening of October 23, with temperatures falling to between 20 degrees and 23 degrees centigrade. In addition to this drop, some mountainous areas could potentially see temperatures drop to 18 degrees centigrade.

Mountainous regions such as Lao Cai, Yen Bai, and Ha Giang are being urged to brace for potentially deadly landslides, whilst local authorities have been urged to take measures ahead of time in a bid to help residents and prevent any significant damage to people, property, and infrastructure.

The cold spell is due to last until October 25.

Furthermore, Hanoi is also expected to be affected by the cold snap. Heavy rainfall is anticipated to hit the capital from October 23 to 25 with temperatures falling to 21 degrees.