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Two killed in Hanoi heatwave

Two people have died of heat stroke in Hanoi this month while a third is in a coma.

Hanoi heat rises to 100-year high, weather office reports

April data over a hundred years show Hanoi experiencing a record high temperature of 38.9 degrees Celsius this year.

Vietnam braces for hottest summer in history

With the mercury soaring to record highs, Vietnam is bracing for a summer season that could be the hottest in history.
April 25, 2019 | 08:12 am GMT+7

As drought bites, Thai cities urged to rein in festive water fights

A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to temper traditional New Year celebrations with water splashing.
April 12, 2019 | 10:58 am GMT+7

India's monsoon should be robust provided no El Nino surprise

India's monsoon, crucial for Asia's third largest economy, is likely to be a robust and healthy one this year provided there isn't a surprise El Nino phenomenon.
March 28, 2019 | 08:10 am GMT+7

UN sees 70 pct chance of El Nino event this year

An El Nino event that could disrupt global weather is likely by the end of what has already been a hot year, the U.N. said Monday.
September 11, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Aid groups seek to turn on funding tap to douse drought crises

The humanitarian world is still struggling to find a timely way to tackle 'slow-onset' crises like droughts.
June 12, 2017 | 02:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs natural disaster strategy after $2 bln in damage caused last year - PM

Damage caused by natural disasters trimmed about 1 percent off Vietnam's gross domestic product in 2016.
April 18, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam set for super-stormy typhoon season

Up to 15 typhoons and tropical depressions are forecast to hit Vietnamese waters this year.
April 17, 2017 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's coffee cup could overfill two weeks earlier this year

The rainy season is expected to begin from late April in the Central Highlands.
April 03, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tries to keep its head above water as scientists warn of sinking Mekong Delta

By 2100, half of the Mekong Delta could be swamped by rising sea levels.
March 31, 2017 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

El Nino looms large in 2017 with drought and strong typhoons forecast for Vietnam

The rainy season is likely to return later than usual this year, and summer will be hotter, a senior meteorologist said.
March 24, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Dramatic video of devastating floods in Peru

A bus passenger in Otuzco captures the moment when a rush of water comes raging down close to the vehicle.
March 19, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam to form $300 mln fund to protect coffee, rice production

Concessional loans from the World Bank will help support these key export products. 
March 03, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Heavy rain damages rice crops in southern Vietnam

Mekong Delta provinces, which just recovered from a historic drought a year ago, is bracing for more unfavorable weather.
February 08, 2017 | 05:19 pm GMT+7
 
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