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Temperature reaches 36 degrees Celsius in Ho Chi Minh City

Temperature reaches 36 degrees Celsius in Ho Chi Minh City

Monday, April 25, 2022, 11:35 GMT+7
Temperature reaches 36 degrees Celsius in Ho Chi Minh City
Residents wear jackets, gloves, and sunglasses while traveling in the sizzling hot weather in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

The temperature in Ho Chi Minh City reached 36 degrees Celsius on Sunday and is expected to remain high until April 29.

The sizzling hot weather posed a lot of difficulties for commuters late in the morning and in the afternoon.

Despite wearing jackets, sunglasses, and face masks, many travelers had to seek shade under trees or overpasses while waiting for red lights.

The UV index in Ho Chi Minh City was high on Sunday and was forecast to remain the same over the next three days.

Commuters wait for the red light under an overpass in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Commuters wait for the red light under an overpass in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

From April 25 to around April 29, it will continue to be sunny during the day in southern Vietnam, according to Le Dinh Quyet, an official from the southern hydro-meteorological station.

There is a small chance of showers and thunderstorms in some localities late in the afternoon and in the evening, Quyet continued.

A man buys a drink street side in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

A man buys a drink from a roadside stall in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

During the upcoming holiday marking Reunification Day (April 30) and International Workers’ Day (May 1), the heat will be less intense, while rains accompanied by thunderstorms will be more common in the region, he elaborated.

Public workers in Vietnam will be given a total of four days off from April 30 to May 3 to celebrate these holidays.

A worker takes a break under a tree in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

A worker takes a break under a tree in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Young people use jackets to protect themselves from the sun in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Young people use jackets to protect themselves from the sun in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Workers take a break along a sidewalk in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

Workers take a break along a sidewalk in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

A security guard cools himself off with a hand fan in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

A security guard cools himself off with a hand fan in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre

Commuters wait for the red light in the shade in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

Commuters wait for the red light in the shade in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

People buy tickets to Dam Sen Water Park in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

People buy tickets to Dam Sen Water Park in Ho Chi Minh City, April 24, 2022. Photo: Le Phan / Tuoi Tre

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