Inhabitants in northern parts of Viet Nam are to experience a cold spell during the upcoming Christmas holiday as a cold air stream is forecast to spread through the region tomorrow, reports the Central Hydro-Meteorology Forecast Center.
|Inhabitants in the northern provinces wear coat as the weather turns cooler|
Once the colder air moves in, the region is expected to see light rains with average temperatures ranging 13-22 degrees (Centigrade), 8-18 degrees in mountainous areas.
Central and southern provinces recently experienced similar weather conditions when a freak cold air stream moved in, leaving average temperatures as low as 17-28 degrees in early mornings and late nights.
Temperatures measured in the Central Highlands have dropped 2-3 degrees and currently sit at 17-28 degrees.
In southern provinces including Ho Chi Minh City, where the cold air stream is not likely to spread, temperatures have been ranging 23-33 degrees.
The northern cold spell is forecast to linger in-country for three or four days.