Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave

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The record heat wave with temperatures exceeding 44 degrees Celsius has been prolonging in the Northern and Central regions of Vietnam, upsetting the life of local people.



A chapped rice field in Quang Tri province (Photo: SGGP)

A chapped rice field in Quang Tri province (Photo: SGGP)

In Hanoi, outdoor temperatures sometimes topped 50 degrees in places with few trees.

To cope with the scorching heat, farmers worked in the field from 4 a.m.-9a.m. in the morning and from 2p.m.-6p.m. in the afternoon or even at night.

Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 1 A farmer in his barren rice field in Huong Thuy commune, Ha Tinh province (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 2 Hundreds of hectares of lotus ready for harvest have died in Thua Thien-Hue province (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 3 Motorcyclists in a street  in Da Nang city (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 4 A street in Hanoi (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 5 An ox herb pick up grass (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 6 A homemade stream fan in Hue city (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 7 200 households use water from five drilled wells in Bai Xep area, Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh province (Photo: SGGP)
Central, Northern regions grilled under long-lasting heat wave ảnh 8 Fruit juice is very much in demand (Photo: SGGP)

By Van Thang – Translated by Ngoc Thanh

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