Temperatures in northern Vietnam are expected to drop next week due to a cold spell and monsoon, while southern provinces will be dampened by rains in the evenings.
As of Sunday morning, the cold front had affected all northeast provinces and some parts of the northwest and north-central regions, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon is expected to intensify and start affecting northern and north-central localities on Sunday night.
From Sunday to Tuesday, northern Vietnam will record the average lows of 16 to 19 degrees Celsius.
Mercury in mountainous areas will dip to between 13 and 16 degrees Celsius.
Rains of 70 to 110 millimeters will fall in northwest provinces and precipitation of 40 to 60 millimeters will dampen the Red River Delta on Sunday and Monday.
The rainfall will be accompanied by chances of gusts, thunderstorms, and hail, posing risks of flash floods, landslides, and inundation in certain places.
From Tuesday to Friday, the rains in northern localities will decrease in intensity.
The southern and Central Highlands regions will see sunny skies during the day and showers accompanied by thunderstorms in the evening from Monday to Friday.