Northern provinces experience hot weather from May 26, with temperature expected to hover near 35-37 degrees Celsius, while central provinces may touch 40 degrees Celsius.

According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, temperature in Hanoi is expected to touch 36 degrees Celsius tomorrow, and it will increase by one degree every day. The hot spell will end on May 30.

In the central region, Tuong Duong and Con Cuong districts in Nghe An province and Son Hoa district in Phu Yen province will experience the hottest weather in the area with 40 degrees Celsius.

Drought in the area is expected to become more severe.-VNA