The severe heatwave which is hitting the northern region is forecasted to end on August 15 while the central region is still being ravaged by the heat.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, there will be heavy rains in the northern region on August 15 to 17 and end the current heatwave.
However, severe heat will still occur in the northern and central regions on August 14 and 15. The average temperatures from Thanh Hoa to Khanh Hoa provinces are 35 to 37 degrees with 11 to 16 hours of over 35 degrees.
Central region will still suffer from the heatwave and there is a high risk of wildfires.
On August 14, the UV index in Hanoi and Danang, as well as other provinces, is estimated to stay high. People are advised to avoid going out and protect their skin from the sun.