Vietnam responds to World Meteorological Day 2019 Environment

Vietnam responds to World Meteorological Day 2019

A ceremony in response to the World Meteorological Day 2019 was held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on March 23, calling for actions to protect human lives and assets in the context of increasing extreme weather phenomena.
Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further Society

Weather forecasting capacity needs to be improved further

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to continue improving its forecast and coordination capacity to minimize damage caused by natural disasters in 2019.
Cold spell hits northern, central regions Environment

Cold spell hits northern, central regions

Another cold front arrived earlier on December 11, plunging the northern region into the coldest days so far this winter and bringing rainfall to central Vietnam after disastrous downpours over the weekend.
Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast Society

Vietnam struggles to improve disaster forecast

Participants to a conference in Hanoi on February 26-27 agreed on the need for countries worldwide in general and Vietnam in particular to enhance weather forecast capacity by embracing new technology.
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.
Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation Society

Vietnam advances weather forecasting via int’l cooperation

2017 was an eventful year for international cooperation at the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), helping the centre improve its severe weather forecasting capacity and heighten its role in natural disaster prevention and mitigation globally.
Vietnam, Chile should cooperate in broader areas: PM Politics

Vietnam, Chile should cooperate in broader areas: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed that Vietnam and Chile focus on promoting sound traditional relationship and enhance cooperation in new areas, such as science technology and defence, during a meeting with visiting Chilean President Michelle Bachelet in Hanoi on November 9.
Typhoon Doksuri upgraded to level 12 Environment

Typhoon Doksuri upgraded to level 12

The national weather forecasting centre upgraded the Typhoon Doksuri barreling toward Vietnam from level 11 to 12 (of 18), with winds at its eye expected to reach 150km per hour.