(Photo: Nguyen Quoc Anh)

Most localities of country face torrential rain, thunderstorm

According to the latest weather news from the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center this morning, heavy downpours and thunderstorms broke out across the Northern and Southern coastal regions while a 39-degree Celsius heat wave maintains in the Central region. 
Salt farmers in Bac Lieu Province enjoy good harvest of salt. (Photo: SGGP)

Despite good harvest, salt farmers battered by low prices

This year, severe hot weather in the Mekong Delta is the ideal condition to raise salt production, but ironically, the market price of salt has decreased by more than half compared to last year to VND25,000-VND28,000 per bushel (30 kilograms) of salt, sending salt farmers to the vicious circle of poverty again.
Temperatures is able to touch 40 degrees Celsius

Temperatures to touch 40 degrees Celsius

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.