Country to suffer upcoming long-lasting damaging cold

A damaged cold is predicted to return and affect directly to the Northern provinces of Vietnam on Tuesday because of influence of ongoing cold front moving the Asian region, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on December 28.(Photo:SGGP)According to forecast weather, the areas of Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces will face a warmer weather, sunny without rain daytime; and the weather condition is predicted to be lasted until the end of this week.By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong... [read more]

Northern and mountain provinces have experienced a damaged cold accompanied with hoar frost, reported by the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on December 23.The region’s Hydrology Meteorology Stations in Cao Bang, Ha Giang, Lao Cai announced that temperature in the areas was measured at 2 degree Celsius. In the northern delta region like Hanoi, Hai Phong and other provinces, temperature reached at 10- 11 degrees Celsius. In north central and central provinces, temperature also dropped rapidly.  Meanwhile, Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces were shouldered by warm weather. Weather situation today is predicted to be better, temperature will swing from 23- 25 degrees Celsius.…... [read more]

Damaged cold swamped 4,500 hectares of vegetable and food crops in Quang Binh province, reported director of the Quang Binh Agriculture and Rural Development Phan Van Khoa on February 18. Farmers seed to winter-spring rice harvest. (Photo:SGGP)An estimated one thousand of rice crops across the districts were ruined, including 250 hectares in Tuyen Hoa district, 210 hectares in Minh Hoa district and 185 hectares in Quang Trach district.By Minh Phong- Translated by Huyen Huong... [read more]

Nhan Dan Online - The northern mountainous district of Sapa in Lao Cai province is locked in freezing weather and the temperature was recorded at minus 2 degrees Celsius, the lowest level for the past two years. By 4pm on January 13, 212 livestock had been killed by the cold weather, according to the People's Committee of Sapa district. The district has been trying its utmost to combat the cold weather conditions. ... [read more]

There has been a 25 percent increase in the number of children being brought to the National Children’s Hospital, especially to the Ear-Nose-Throat department. The cold weather and high humidity also raised the number of infants hospitalized for treatment at the National Maternity Hospital.Apart from respiratory diseases, the elderly have also caught other diseases of the bone and nervous systems as well as gout. Most of the patients brought to the E hospital in Hanoi for treatment have these diseases.The Gerontology Hospital is currently receiving 120-140 new cases a day for diagnosis and treatment, 40-50 cases more than last year.The…... [read more]

Japanese officials have begun an investigation into Tuesday's "serious incident" at Tokyo's Haneda Airport where the jet carrying 233 passengers and 18 crew was forced into an emergency landing.TV footage and photos showed flames shooting out of one of the engines shortly after take-off and a bird strike was initially suspected as the cause.But a JAL spokesman told AFP on Thursday that many of the 220 turbine blades inside the left engine were "either broken or bent"."There was also a scratch on the primary wing," he added.Public broadcaster NHK said more than 200 blades were damaged, although the JAL spokesman…... [read more]

The warning was released at the 9th National Liver Conference, which was held in Nha Trang City of Khanh Hoa Province on Friday last week, drawing more than 300 delegates from major hospitals and universities in Vietnam and abroad. Addressing the event, which was organized to mark World Hepatitis Day (July 28), Dr. Dinh Quy Lan, chairman of the Vietnam Hepatic Association, warned that viral hepatitis kills about 1.4 million people around the world per year – close to the number of deaths caused by HIV/AIDS, and more than those brought about by malaria and tuberculosis. In addition, every year…... [read more]

Representatives of Vietnamese and Chinese businesses meet at the 13th China-ASEAN Expo in 2015 (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will ​be the honorary country at the 13th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO 2016), slated for September 11-14 in China’s Nanning city.The country will also join host China in chairing various activities marking the 25th founding anniversary of the ASEAN-China dialogue relationship. This will be a good opportunity for Vietnam to affirm its role in ASEAN-China relations, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai at a press conference on September 1. The country continues to send the biggest number of businesses…... [read more]

The lowest temperature in Hanoi capital could keep at 16- 18 degrees Celsius. Because of its influence, the Gulf of Tonkin, offshore waters of the central and mid- East Sea, the north- East Sea including the Paracel Islands continue to suffer the northeast monsoon of up to level 6-8, big wave of 2- 3 meters and sea rough. From November 23- 25, the northern region is warned to experience rainy weather, cold air while the midland and mountainous region of the north will face a damage cold on the large scale. Due to the ongoing cold spell in combination with the powerful impact…... [read more]

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center reported that the cold front causing heavy rains has influenced in the areas of north central and mid central provinces on the large scale.(Photo:SGGP)Because of the influence of the cold wave, the Gulf of Tonkin suffers strong northeast monsoon speed of level 7- 9. According to forecast weather, the weather situation will spread from mid central region to south central region by February 2. On February 2- 7, the damaged cold with daytime temperature at less than 13 degrees Celsius will cover both northern and north central provinces on the large scale. Meanwhile, the…... [read more]