Heat peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday in Central Viet Nam

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
June 28, 2022, 10:28 [GMT+7]

Viet Nam’s National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting has issued Tuesday and Wednesday heat advisories of dangerous conditions that extend until 5:00pm for Central Viet Nam.

Highs in 35-38 degree Celsius and upper 39 degree Celsius at isolated locations are likely by Tuesday and Wednesday that are expected to be the hottest days for the week. The advisory will stay in effect between 11:00am and 5:00pm as temperatures are expected to exceed 35 degrees Celsius.

Lowest humidity is likely to record at 40-60 per cent.

The national weather service has predicted the prevailing heatwave conditions in the region to continue till Thursday, June 30.

In its latest bulletin, the National Weather Service said at 1:00am today, June 28, a new low-pressure system was sticking around the North and the middle of the East Sea, and it was positioned near latitude 16°5’-17°5'N and longitude 117°5'-118°5'E.

The disturbance is expected to move slowly towards the west - northwest over the next 24 hours, and it is likely to grow even stronger.

The Northern area and the middle of the East Sea (including the waters around Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands) and the Southern area of the East Sea (including the waters around the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands) will witness showers and thunderstorms for Tuesday day and night. Thunderstorms can produce tornadoes and strong winds at levels 7 to 8.

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 35-38 degrees Celsius, even above 39 degrees Celsius in some places while minimum temperature will be in the range of 27-30 degrees Celsius, even below 26 degrees Celsius at isolated locations.

A heat advisory or excessive heat warning is in place today for the northern part of the region 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 32 to 35 degrees Celsius with 35 to 37 degrees Celsius predicted for the northern part of the region, even above 37 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 21-24 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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

Reporting by baotintuc – Translating by H.L