Hanoi (VNA) – Little rainfall is forecast across the country in March and April, the remaining months of the dry season, particularly in the central region, said Vu Duc Long, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting. Water levels in rivers in the central and Central Highlands regions are forecast to stand 35 – 70 percent below the average recorded in previous years, and even 80 percent down in some areas, he said. Central Vietnam will likely suffer drought in the next two months, and saline intrusion in regional estuaries will occur earlier and on a larger scale, he added. It is very likely that Thanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan, the Central Highlands and the southeastern region will be in the grip of drought from March to May, while the central coast is facing drought and saltwater intrusion from June to August, which will be more severe than the last dry season. Volumetric flow rates of rivers in the central and Central Highlands … [Read more...] about Low rainfall expected across central Vietnam over next two months
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Earlier on February 24, Flight VJ871 departing from South Korea’s Daegu landed in Danang City at 10.43 a.m. Among the 80 people quarantined to prevent the potential spread of coronavirus, 58 are Vietnamese citizens, 20 come from South Korea and two are Thai nationals. … [Read more...] about Danang sends 20 people back to South Korea
Eighteen members of a 20-tourist delegation from South Korea's Daegu City have left the central city of Danang, while the two remaining people have stayed in the city and agreed to be quarantined as regulated. The tourists arrived in Danang on Monday on the same flight with 58 Vietnamese students and workers who were also from Daegu City. … [Read more...] about South Koreans leave Danang due to Coronavirus fears
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She also planted a tropical cherry tree in the backyard, which still stands today, and a sapling of which was presented by the Consulate General to the HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Thu Duc Campus last December as a contribution to the Thai Garden at the university. … [Read more...] about Thai Consulate General celebrates 27 years of presence in HCMC