JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Unusual rain hits Ho Chi Minh City

Unusual rain hits Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 10:28 GMT+7
Unusual rain hits Ho Chi Minh City
Commuters wear raincoats along a street in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Quang Dinh / Tuoi Tre

An unusual rain accompanied by strong winds hit Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces on Tuesday evening, the third day of the 2023 lunar year.

The rain was caused by the influence of a cold front in northern Vietnam, according to Le Dinh Quyet, an official from the southern hydro-meteorological station.

The downpour was recorded in two-thirds of the districts of Ho Chi Minh City, with the volume measured at eight to 15 millimeters as of 7:30 pm.

The rain lasted for about 30-50 minutes and resulted in mild flooding in some areas.

Thuan An Station in southern Binh Duong Province recorded a rain volume of up to 67.5 millimeters.

“It hardly rains during the Lunar New Year holiday, and such a high rainfall in Binh Duong is considered quite unusual during the dry season,” Quyet elaborated.

Southern Vietnam is forecast to remain sunny during the day on Wednesday, the weather expert continued, adding that showers will dampen some areas at night.

Temperatures in the region are expected to drop at night and early in the morning.

Residents in low-lying areas should also watch out for inundation on Wednesday as high tide will reach its peak of January.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

An unusual rain accompanied by strong winds hit Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces on Tuesday evening, the third day of the 2023 lunar year.

The rain was caused by the influence of a cold front in northern Vietnam, according to Le Dinh Quyet, an official from the southern hydro-meteorological station.

The downpour was recorded in two-thirds of the districts of Ho Chi Minh City, with the volume measured at eight to 15 millimeters as of 7:30 pm.

The rain lasted for about 30-50 minutes and resulted in mild flooding in some areas.

Thuan An Station in southern Binh Duong Province recorded a rain volume of up to 67.5 millimeters.

“It hardly rains during the Lunar New Year holiday, and such a high rainfall in Binh Duong is considered quite unusual during the dry season,” Quyet elaborated.

Southern Vietnam is forecast to remain sunny during the day on Wednesday, the weather expert continued, adding that showers will dampen some areas at night.

Temperatures in the region are expected to drop at night and early in the morning.

Residents in low-lying areas should also watch out for inundation on Wednesday as high tide will reach its peak of January.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Duy Khang - Le Phan / Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

‘Taste of Australia’ gala dinner held in Ho Chi Minh City after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Australia Gala Reception has returned to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Latest news