Hot weather disrupts countryVietNamNet Bridge – Hot weather has caused an increase in patients in hospitals in Hanoi in the past week due to exhaustion and summer diseases. A number of them who carried diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, which were worsened due to the warm weather, were hospitalised to receive treatment. The high heat also killed and stunted the growth of farmed shrimps in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, Nong nghiep (Agriculture) newspaper reported. They were also advised not to start raising new batches of shrimp until August or September when cooler weather arrives. The Central Highland province of Dak Lak recently asked the Government for VND52,700,000 (US$2,300) of financial support to fight against droughts, Nong nghiep newspaper reported.
Source: VietNamNet News May 16, 2018 09:00 UTC