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Vietnam to be hit with severe hot weather

Hot weather will hit northern Vietnam from May 20, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Temperatures will hit 34-37 degrees Celsius and even more than 38 degrees Celsius in some places.

The central region will have temperatures of 39 degree Celsius, and 40-41 degree Celsius in mountainous areas.

The hot weather is set to last until the end of the week.

From May 20, Hanoi will have high temperatures at about 35-38 degree Celsius.

On May 20, the ultraviolet in Hanoi, Da Nang and HCM City is forecast to reach high level, seriously affecting people’s health.

There is a high risk of forest fires in central areas due to the hot weather.

Southern areas will also have high temperatures of about 34-37 degree Celsius./.