Central Viet Nam braces for intense heatwave with temperatures to exceed 37 degrees Celsius on Tuesday

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
June 14, 2022, 10:43 [GMT+7]

Central Viet Nam is being issued a warning as temperatures are set to rise to an 'intense' heat, according to Viet Nam’s National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

National weather experts have warned of intense heatwave with high temperatures on Tuesday, June 14.

The maximum temperature in the parts from Nghe An to Phu Yen, including Da Nang, is expected to touch 35-37 degree Celsius, and even above 37 degree Celsius at isolated places. Temperatures are expected to exceed 35 degrees Celsius between 1:00pm and 5:00pm.  

Lowest humidity is likely to record at 45-65 per cent.

Health experts said residents in the warning areas should try to stay cool and drink plenty of water.

Milder conditions are expected on Wednesday, June 15 in Central Viet Nam but intense heatwave conditions will return to the region from Thursday, June 16.  

On Tuesday, severe heatwave condition is likely to prevail over some places in the parts from Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien-Hue while showers and thunderstorms are predicted at isolated places during the late afternoon and night hours.  Maximum temperatures in these areas are expected to hover around 34-37 degrees Celsius, even above 38 degrees Celsius in some places while minimum temperature will be in the range of 25-28 degrees Celsius.

Sunshine is forecast today for the parts from Da Nang to Binh Thuan with the chance of showers and thunderstorms during late afternoon and night hours at isolated places. Temperatures in these areas can expect lows of 25 to 28 degrees Celsius and highs of 34 to 37 degrees Celsius,even above 38 degrees Celsius in some places.

Today, there is a chance of showers and thunderstorms during late afternoon and night hours at isolated locations in Central Highlands. Maximum and minimum temperatures will hover around 29-32 degrees Celsius, and 20-23 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Thunderstorms can produce tornadoes, lightning, hail and strong winds in the warning areas.

Reporting by Baotintuc- Translating by H.L