Heat wave activation in Hanoi

From the 18th to the 21st of July 2019, Hanoi was affected by a heat wave with a heat index peaking at 47.5 °C. Three days prior, alerted by early warnings issued by the Vietnam Institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change (IMHEN), the VNRC and GRC took anticipatory actions and opened Red Cross cooling centres. Read more here!