Since early this month, a heat wave with the temperature of 30- 35 degrees Celsius has occurred in the area of Ho Chi Minh City and east southern provinces, reported by the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center of the southern region.
The highest temperature in Ho Chi Minh City was measured at 34, 9 degrees Celsius; in Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai and Binh Duong reached at 36 degrees Celsius.
In next three days, due to the influence of a hot low-pressure system from the west, the temperature in the southern region will increase rapidly.
According to forecast weather, hot weather will generate on the large scale in the area of east southern region with temperature of 35- 36 degrees Celsius in next days.
The experts said that this year's hot weather has hit the Southern region earlier than normal and it is forecast to last till the end of April.