East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018 Society

East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018

The year 2018 will see about 12 – 14 storms and tropical depressions in the East Sea, some 4 – 6 are forecast to directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Centre (NHMC).
Vietnam helps regional countries prevent natural disasters Environment

Vietnam helps regional countries prevent natural disasters

The National Hydro-Meteorological Service (HMS) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has played a central role in supporting Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and the Philippines in applying early risk warning systems, heard a workshop in Hanoi on March 19.
Northern, north central localities asked to brace for cold snaps Society

Northern, north central localities asked to brace for cold snaps

The Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disasters Prevention and Control has asked northern and north central localities to update developments of cold spells on means of communications to help people, especially those in mountainous areas, take countermeasures.
Snow covers northern mountainous areas Environment

Snow covers northern mountainous areas

Low temperature along with drizzle and high humidity caused snowfall in many mountainous areas in the north such as O Quy Ho (Lao Cai), Cao Ma (Ha Giang), and Mau Son (Lang Son).
Frost extends in northern region Environment

Frost extends in northern region

Many places in the north of Vietnam are covered in frost due to the longest lasting intense cold spell in two years, said the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet Environment

Cold snap hits northern region ahead of Tet

A cold wave which hit the northern region on January 28 has lowered temperatures in the northern and northern central localities down to around 10 degrees Celsius. The cold snap is expected to last for the next 10 days.