Rain envelopes northern provinces

Rainfall will occur in the northern localities from Tuesday until Thursday following the impact of a trough, the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting said.

The northern mountainous provinces are predicted to experience heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, strong winds, and even whirlwinds.

Dien Bien, Lai Châu, Lao Cai, Ha Giang provinces have been warned of landslides.

According to the centre, upper Hồng (Red) River will witness the water level rising 2-3m. This may lead to flooding in some low-lying areas along the river, affecting agricultural production.

Hanoi will experience heavy downpour and it will be cloudy all the day, with temperature ranging from 17 to 24 degrees Celsius.

Source: VNS

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