Mau Son Mountain covered by frost due to the first cold spell

Temperature at Mau Son Mountain has decreased sharply to 2 degrees Celsius amid the first cold spell hitting northern region of Vietnam.

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Mau Son experiences the coldest time since the beginning of 2020’s winter hitting the northern region of Vietnam. In mountainous areas, the temperature has dropped below 7 degrees Celsius, lower than the previous day. Specifically, the monitoring station at Mau Son Mountain, Lang Son Province recorded the lowest temperature of 2.1 degrees Celsius at dawn. This is the lowest level in the North since the beginning of winter.

Mau son mountain witnesses 2 degrees celsius amid first cold spell hitting the northern region of vietnam
Frost coats Sa Pa on December 5. Photo: Zing News.

Meanwhile, Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province recorded a temperature of 5 degrees Celsius, which is 2 degrees Celsius lower than on December 4. During the day, the temperature inched up to the threshold of 12-14 degrees Celsius with cold weather and high humidity.

At the top of Fansipan, the meteorological agency calculated the temperature fall below 0 degrees Celsius at 5 a.m this morning and frost continues to coat a thin layer on top. At 8:00 a.m, the temperature gradually increases and the sky clears up again.

Mau son mountain witnesses 2 degrees celsius amid first cold spell hitting the northern region of vietnam
At the top of Fansipan at 9.00 a.m on December 5. Photo: Zing News.

According to Zing News, Mr. Luu Minh Hai, Director of Lao Cai Hydrometeorology Station, said that 5 degrees Celsius temperature in Sa Pa is the lowest one recorded since the beginning of winter this year. Previously, Sa Pa had twice recorded a harmful cold of 7 degrees Celsius in the early autumn-winter period.

This expert also noted that the strengthening cold air will maintain until the end of December 6, then weaken. From tomorrow, temperatures in Sa Pa and mountainous areas will increase slightly.

Mau son mountain witnesses 2 degrees celsius amid first cold spell hitting the northern region of vietnam
Ice and snow covered Mau Son mountain. Photo: cadn.com
Mau son mountain witnesses 2 degrees celsius amid first cold spell hitting the northern region of vietnam
Ice and snow covered Mau Son mountain in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son. Photo: cand.com
Mau son mountain witnesses 2 degrees celsius amid first cold spell hitting the northern region of vietnam
Frost and icy weather covers Mẫu Sơn Mountain. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Giang

According to the forecast map of the National Center for Meteorological and Hydrological Forecasting, the Northern mountainous provinces can maintain temperature from 14 to 22 degrees Celsius from December 6. It was still cold, but not as harsh as the days before.

According to the National Center for Meteorological and Hydrological Forecasting, on December 5, freezing air affected all provinces in the North, North Central and Central regions in Vietnam. The temperature of delta provinces and cities is at the range from 11 to 14 degrees Celsius, while in mountainous areas experiences from 7 to10 degrees Celsius.

In Hanoi, the lowest temperature measured at dawn was 9.3 degrees Celsius at the Ha Dong monitoring station. On December 6, the cold continued with the lowest temperature of 12 degrees Celsius. During the day, the highest temperature can reach 22 degrees Celsius, with low humidity.