(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Saline intrusion in Mekong Delta increases in early March

The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting yesterday said that saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta tends to gradually increase during March 1-10, notably the peak period for saline intrusion may occur between March 1 and March 3. 
(Illustrative photo:SGGP/ Van Phuc)

Hanoi waiting for cooling rains to beat heat

A sudden thunderstorm yesterday afternoon occurred in the western part of Hanoi capital city which made local people wait for cooling raindrops to beat oppressively scorching temperature between 37 degrees Celsius and 40 degrees Celsius.