The heat swept the north and center of Vietnam
The central region from Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen has been experiencing hot weather for several days, with temperatures exceeding 38°C in some places, according to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
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Extreme weather will cause temperatures to stay above 35°C from 10 am to 5 pm and humidity to drop to 45-65%. The heat wave is expected to last until July 8.
The Red River Delta in the north, including Hanoi, is also engulfed in heat, with temperatures hovering between 35-36°C and humidity hovering between 55-70%. There will be places where the heat will rise above 36°C.
The NCHMF said rain and thunderstorms are to be expected from July 5 to 9 in the north, likely to be accompanied by tornadoes, lightning, hail and strong gusty winds.
The center warned people of the high risk of residential fires and forest fires in the central region as a result of high temperatures, low humidity and dry southwest monsoon winds