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Cold snap moving south, reducing HCMC temperature to 20 degrees Celsius at night

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The Northern region has been in the center of a cold front which has been spreading to the Central and Southern regions and reducing temperature in HCMC to only 20 degrees Celsius at night, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.


A frost-covered forest in Lao Cai province

A frost-covered forest in Lao Cai province

Temperature reduced across the country on December 6. Specifically, it dropped to 11-12 degrees in Hanoi, 4-7 degrees in Ha Giang province, 4 degrees in Lai Chau, 3 degrees in Sa Pa district of Lao Cai province and 2 degrees in Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province. Frost occurred in many places.

HCMC saw it swing around 21 degrees early this morning.  Temperature will drop to 20 degrees tonight. This cold wave is expeted to prolong in the next 8-9 days. The highest temperature will be 31 degrees in daytime.

Many places in the Central Highlands have been cold with temperature dropping to 14-17 degrees.

About 5-7 cold spells are forecast to slam in Vietnam this month. It is amid the dry season so localities should prevent drought and water shortage. Boats in the East Sea should watch over strong northeast winds caused by cold fronts.

Cold snap moving south, reducing HCMC temperature to 20 degrees Celsius at night ảnh 1 Frost in Fansipan mountain top where temperature dropped to 0 degree Celsius 

By Van Phuc – Translated by Phuong Ho

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