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.
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 kills over 2,160 head of cattle Society

Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle

Over 2,160 cattle were killed or starved to death as of January 30 as a result of the cold spell that was raging across mountainous areas of the north, central and Central Highlands regions.
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.
Fresh typhoon hits East Sea Environment

Fresh typhoon hits East Sea

Typhoon Kaitak entered the south of the East Sea on December 18 afternoon. It is forecast to get stronger, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting.
 Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice Business

Vietnam yet to sow seeds of low carbon rice

Investment in low carbon farming models can speed up rice industry reform, increase productivity, boost farmers’ incomes and ensure sustainable development, a senior official have said.
Heat wave blankets northern region Environment

Heat wave blankets northern region

Vietnam's northern provinces, including the capital city of Hanoi, and the central province of Thanh Hoa are experiencing a blistering heat wave, according to National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.