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Hanoi going back to winter weather after foggy days

By Ngoc Thanh   January 11, 2017 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

The city has been under a thick blanket of fog this week, with a strong cold spell set to bring the mercury down soon.

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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

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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.

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

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The Chuong Duong Bridge under the fog

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

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Fog and rain and traffic jams.

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Lang Hoa Lac Highway


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The city skyline was covered by fog.

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Many had to drive with their lights on.

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