Thundery downpours along with risks of whirlwinds and lightning are forecast to hit the Central Highlands and Southern regions from now to this weekend as the southwest monsoon is powerfully operating in the Southern region.
Provinces and cities nationwide are forecast to brace for torrential downpours and thunderstorms while heat waves are predicted to continue lingering from now to the end of April amid the ongoing seasonal change.
The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting yesterday informed that the Southeastern and Southern regions would continue to suffer from a several-day heatwave with maximum temperatures of 34 -37 degrees Celsius on the large scale falling between 11a.m. and 3p.m.
A scorching heatwave with the highest temperature of 39- 40 degrees Celsius is expected to hit the North- West, Northern and Central mountainous regions in consecutive days, announced the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
The southern and central highlands region are suffering heavy rains in the afternoon while the northern and central northern region are hit by heat wave with the highest temperature of 34 – 35 degrees Celsius.
The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting said heat wave continues hitting the north and central provinces of Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen and several part of Son La, Hoa Binh provinces in the large-scale areas.