Weather conditions across Vietnam during the coming holiday weekend are forecast to be favorable for tourism and entertainment activities, but people are advised to watch out for sudden rains and thunderstorms.
Public workers in Vietnam will have a total of four days off from Thursday to Sunday this week to celebrate National Day (September 2).
In northern Vietnam, the highest temperatures on Thursday and Friday will be 30-34 degrees Celsius, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
There will be a 65-75 percent chance that rains and thunderstorms will occur on these days.
On Saturday and Sunday, the highs will increase slightly to 32-35 degrees Celsius, while the chance of rain will drop to below 30 percent.
In central provinces, the highest mercury will be around 32-35 degrees Celsius during the four-day holiday.
Showers and thunderstorms will likely dampen north-central and central localities on Thursday and Friday evening, and south-central provinces on the weekend.
In southern Vietnam, it will not be too hot and sunny during the day as a trough and southwest monsoon are becoming stronger.
The weather will be favorable for tourism and entertainment activities, but residents are also advised to look out for occasional rains and thunderstorms.
The region’s average temperatures will range from 24 to 34 degrees Celsius on Thursday, and from 23 to 33 degrees Celsius on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The weather at sea will be favorable for boat services to popular tourist islands such as Con Dao off Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province and Phu Quoc off Kien Giang Province.