Hanoi shivers as temperature drops to 12 degrees

By Tung Dinh   December 28, 2021 | 09:18 pm PT
With the capital experiencing a biting cold spell, Hanoians are depending on fires and layers of warm clothes to keep them warm.
Due to the influence of cold air, the temperature in Hanoi on the morning of December 27 dropped to only 10-12 degrees Celsius. From early in the morning, people going out on the street can clearly feel the cold wind, shivering limbs if not dressed. warm enough.Recorded in many streets, people on the street have to wear extra towels to keep the neck warm, wear warm clothes, wear gloves...

The cold spell, which has blanketed the north, has sent the mercury in Hanoi plummeting to 10-12 degrees Celsius in the last few days.
In the early mornings people shiver on the streets in the cold wind unless they have warm clothing. People on motorbikes have to wear extra jackets, scarves and gloves to stay warm.

On a street in Long Bien, under the cold of 12 degrees Celsius, many workers find warmth by lighting a fire.

On a street in Long Bien District, workers warm themselves over a small fire.

The man huddled in the corner of the wall on Ba Trieu street to keep cool.

A man tries to shield himself from a cold wind.

Under the freezing cold, everyone had to cover up like a blanket when going out.

In the cold, people have to bundle themselves in layers of clothes when leaving home.

People huddled in the cold while walking in Hoan Kiem Lake.

Two women do their best to keep their hands warm while walking along Hoan Kiem Lake.

Hoang Ha Anh (Dong Anh) is taking a photo for a friend on Le Thai To Street. Ha Anh said she had to borrow more of a friends shirt to keep her cold.

Hoang Ha Anh of Dong Anh District takes a photo of a friend on Le Thai To Street. She said she had to borrow her friend's jacket to ward off the cold.

Lawn mowers wear an extra layer of raincoats to prevent the cold when working at Hoan Kiem Lake.

Though it is not raining, workers cutting weeds on the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake don raincoats to keep warm.

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, from the evening of December 26 to December 28, it was cold in Hanoi, with harmful cold places with the lowest temperature commonly from 10-12 degrees. The highest temperature is from 13-15 degrees.

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the cold spell has caused temperatures across northern Vietnam to drop since last weekend.
The first major cold spell this winterevenbrought snow to Fansipan, Vietnam's highest mountain, in Sa Pa last weekend, and temperatures continue to hover around three degrees. The cold spell is expected to last several days, with temperatures likely to fall further.

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