VOV.VN -With Hanoi enduring yet another heat wave, temperatures throughout the capital are forecast to rise to 39 degrees Celsius in the coming days.
The heatwave scorching northern Vietnam since earlier this month is expected to linger until June 13 and may become the longest to have hit the region in 27 years.
The UK's Weather Online website forecasts an ultraviolet index of eight in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on June 8 and seven on June 9.
VOV.VN - Both northern and central regions of Vietnam are seeing the recent heat wave intensify with the scorching weather expected to last for an additional five to seven days and temperatures set to hit over 38 degrees Celsius, according to meteorologists.
Amid a severe heat wave, consistently high UV levels have been threatening major Vietnamese cities, with the index jumping to 'dangerous level' this weekend.
Hanoi will be hit with extremely high levels of UV rays until next week, according to data from weather forecast sites.