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The North receives rare heavy rain in May, warning of an unusual natural disaster year

Thursday, May 26, 2022 13:47 PM (GMT+7)

The North has just experienced a large-scale heavy rain that lasted for many days, causing heavy damage to people and properties.

Rare heavy rain in May

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, from the early morning of May 21 to May 24, in the North and North Central region, there will be moderate rain, heavy rain in places with very heavy rain with 150-year rainfall. 300mm, over 350mm in some places, especially in Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Vinh Phuc areas with 200-400mm of rainfall, and over 450mm in some places.

Some places have heavy rainfall such as: Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc) 808mm, Xuan Khanh (Thanh Hoa) 594mm, Dai Tu (Thai Nguyen) 554mm, Quan Chu (Thai Nguyen) 692mm, Kien Thiet (Tuyen Quang) 612mm, Tam Duong (Vinh Phuc) 496mm, Dong Lai (Hoa Binh) 442mm, Phuc Tho (Hanoi) 396mm, …

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Unusual heavy rain in May causes flooding in many places in the North

The cause of this heavy rain was due to the influence of a low pressure trough with an axis passing through the North. Especially on May 23-24, the low pressure trough was active, combined with the low vortex area on the low pressure trench that developed to an altitude of 5,000m, causing very heavy rain in the North and North Central region. From May 25, the low pressure trough has weakened, causing heavy rain to decrease.

According to the meteorological agency, usually in May (the transition month between the Northeast and Southwest monsoons), under the influence of the monsoon trough, the Northern provinces still frequently appear showers and rain. thunderstorm. Therefore, rains similar to those from May 21 in the North are not the first time.

However, this widespread rain is of great intensity, the total rainfall is common from 100-250mm, in some places like Vinh Phuc, there is a record rainfall. The 4-day rainfall in Tam Dao is up to 808mm, this is the highest rainfall in May so far.

In particular, on May 23 alone in Tam Dao area (Vinh Phuc) there was heavy rain with a measured rainfall of 464mm/day. This is the largest daily rainfall recorded in Tam Dao from 1962 to present.

Also on the 23rd and 24th of May, in the Northwest, Viet Bac and some places in the Northern Delta (including Hanoi capital) there was a very heavy rain, the average rainfall is from 250-300mm. . The total 2-day rainfall in some places has exceeded the average monthly rainfall of many years by 30-50%.

“Thereby, it can be seen that this is a rare heavy rain. In the past, the last heavy rain in May of similar intensity in the North occurred on May 23-26, 2016. This may be a sign that this year is likely to be a year of many unusual natural disasters in our country,” a representative of the Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting shared.

Heavy rain returns to the North

The meteorological agency forecast that from the evening and tonight (May 26) to the end of the night of May 27, the North will have heavy rain again, in some places with moderate rain, heavy rain with common rainfall. 30-60mm/batch, some places over 90mm/batch; Particularly in Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang, Bac Kan, Cao Bang areas with moderate rain, heavy rain, in some places very heavy rain with common rainfall of 50-100mm/period, in some places over 150mm /period (time of heavy rain is concentrated in the afternoon and at night).

In addition, during the day and tonight (May 26), there will be showers and thunderstorms in the Central Highlands and the South (in the South, concentrated in the afternoon and tonight) with a rainfall of 20-40mm, local heavy rain with an amount of rain. rain over 60mm. Thunderstorms in the Central Highlands and the South are likely to last until about May 30 (the time for thunderstorms is concentrated in the afternoon and evening).

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Heavy rain is forecasted to return to the North from this afternoon (May 26).

Due to the heavy rain that has lasted for many days, the land is full of water, the meteorological agency warned to watch out for the possibility of tornadoes, lightning, hail and strong winds during thunderstorms; There is a very high risk of flash floods and landslides in the mountainous provinces of the North and North Central and flooding in low-lying areas.

In the long-term forecast, from now to the end of 2022, the rainfall in the North will tend to be higher than the multi-year average (average) from July to September 2022. In contrast, in the Central Highlands and the South, the rainfall tends to be less than the average from June to September, 2022.

From about October to November 2022, in the coastal areas of Central Vietnam, Central Highlands and South, the rainfall tends to increase. Warning about the risk of torrential rain and floods in the central provinces in October-November, 2022.

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