Hanoi going back to winter weather after foggy days

By Ngoc Thanh   January 11, 2017 | 05:49 am PT
The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon.

Hanoi has been hit by advection fog this week as moist, warm air passes over cooler waters, according to weather forecasters. Photos by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh and Giang Chinh


They said starting Thursday the fog would leave and give way to a cold spell, bringing the average temperature from 21 to 17 degrees Celsius.


But on Wednesday fog, coupled with rain, challenged many drivers.


The Chuong Duong Bridge under the fog


Many residents said they were surprised seeing fog as this winter has been quite warm.


Fog and rain and traffic jams.


Lang Hoa Lac Highway


The city skyline was covered by fog.


Many had to drive with their lights on.

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