Forest crops have been wilted due to dry weather

Tens of thousands of forest hectares in Mekong Delta face elevated risk of fire

A working delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development led by Director General of Vietnam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST) Nguyen Quoc Tri yesterday had a working session with Dong Thap Province on prevention of natural disasters and forest fires in this year’s dry season.
Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant (Photo:VNA)

Dry season in 2020 to be more severe, extensive than usual

Not only the Southern region is warned to battle for drought and saltwater intrusion this year but also the Northern region is suffering the lack of irrigation water due to less rainfall on the large scale during recent several months. 
People in Indonesia pray for rain (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Indonesian people pray for rain amid raging forest fires

Thousands of people in Indonesia prayed for rain in haze-hit towns throughout Sumatra and Borneo islands as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, Antara news agency reported on September 11.
Singapore official warns of worsening dengue fever in dry season

Singapore official warns of worsening dengue fever in dry season

Head of Singapore’s National Environment Agency's (NEA) Chew Ming Fai has warned that the dengue problem in the country will get worse before it gets better, as the coming dry, hot months are prime breeding season for the dengue-spreading mosquito.
La Nina to bring rainfalls, cool until May

La Nina to bring rainfalls, cool until May

Vietnam is under influence of La Nina which will last until May this year to bring rainfalls and cool, according to National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.