The Nightly Downpour: A Northern Soaking

On the evening of May 20, residents of Hanoi and Vietnam's Northern region can expect to see an uptick in rainfall. The evening and night skies will be filled with a steady downpour, so prepare for a wet and wild night!

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From the evening of May 19 to the morning of May 20, the Northern region and Thanh Hoa province will experience a period of moderate to heavy rainfall. This will be accompanied by scattered showers and thunderstorms, particularly during the evening and night-time hours, with an estimated rainfall of 30-70mm.

The Center warns that there is a likelihood of continued thunderstorms in the Northern, North-Central, Central Highlands, and Southern regions throughout the week, with rainfall primarily occurring in the afternoon and evening.

Regional Weather Forecast

Northwest Region: The forecast predicts a mix of cloudy and sunny conditions during the day, with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing in the evening and lasting through the night. Tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds are possible during thunderstorms. The temperature will range from a low of 23-26 degrees, with some areas dipping below 23 degrees, to a high of 31-34 degrees.

Northeast Region: Cloudy and rainy conditions are expected, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening and at night. Southeast winds will be gentle, blowing at level 2-3. As with the Northwest region, there is a risk of tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds during thunderstorms. The temperature will have a low of 24-27 degrees and a high of 31-34 degrees.

Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien Hue: This region will experience hot and cloudy weather, with intense heat. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur in the evening and at night. The possibility of tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds remains during thunderstorms. Temperatures will range from a low of 25-28 degrees to a high of 34-37 degrees, with some places exceeding 37 degrees.

Da Nang to Binh Thuan: The days will be hot and cloudy, with some areas experiencing showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The potential for tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds exists during thunderstorms. The temperature will have a low of 25-28 degrees and a high of 33-36 degrees, with certain northern locations surpassing 37 degrees.

Hanoi will experience moderate to heavy rainfall in the evening and at night. Photo: Kinhtedothi

Central Highlands: The Central Highlands will have hot and cloudy weather during the day, with intense heat. Thunderstorms are expected in the evening and at night. Tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds may occur during thunderstorms. The temperature will range from a low of 22-25 degrees to a high of 31-34 degrees, exceeding 35 degrees in some places.

Southern Region: The Southern region will experience hot and cloudy weather with intense heat during the day, followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms in certain areas at night. There is a possibility of tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds during thunderstorms. The temperature will have a low of 25-28 degrees and a high of 32-35 degrees.

Weather Forecast for Major Cities

Hanoi: The capital city will have a mix of cloudy and sunny conditions during the day, with scattered showers and thunderstorms developing in some areas during the evening and night. Southeast winds will be gentle, blowing at level 2-3. Temperatures will range from a low of 25-27 degrees to a high of 32-34 degrees.

Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City is expected to be sunny and hot during the day, with intense heat. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur in the evening and at night. There is a possibility of tornadoes, lightning, hail, and strong winds during thunderstorms. The temperature will have a low of 25-28 degrees and a high of 32-35 degrees.

Charlotte Pho

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