Based on Director of the provincial Hydro-meteorological Station Luu Minh Hai, the temperature in Sa Pa, a well-liked vacationer vacation spot within the north, fell sharply from the evening of February 5 to beneath 10 levels Celsius.
On the highest of Fansipan, the very best mount in Indochina, the temperature was beneath zero diploma Celsius, leading to a skinny ice layer on the bottom of the mountain from the peak of two,800m.
Hai stated that rain and snow combined is precipitation composed of rain and partially melted snow. Not like ice pellets that are laborious, this precipitation is smooth and translucent.
Regardless of the freezing chilly climate, numerous vacationers nonetheless flocked to Fansipan on February 6 to take pleasure in snowfall.
The provincial Hydro-meteorological Station forecast that the temperature will proceed decreasing on February 6 evening and February 7, with potential ice on Mount Fansipan.
Locals are suggested to use measures to guard crops and livestock towards the unhealthy climate.