The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said temperatures in the first three months of 2020 had risen and had the second highest temperature after 2016. However, according to Deke Arndt of the Center for Information NOAA National Environment news, this year's warming is 'not normal'.
2020 is likely to be the hottest year ever. (Illustration).
Mr. Deke said that February and March had the largest temperature increase without being affected by El Nino phenomenon in the Pacific. ' Temperature increases from January to March occur across Asia, Europe, Central and South America, as well as the Atlantic, Indian and Western Pacific ,' NOAA said.
In addition, the British Meteorological Forecast Agency said that by 2020, global temperatures could rise by 1.1 degrees Celsius compared to the pre-industrial average. The World Meteorological Organization warns that 2020 is a record year of extreme heat and rain, so nations need to be alert to the risk of floods, droughts and tropical storms, especially disaster caused by climate change.
In Vietnam , the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, said that the country will be 0.5 - 1 degrees hotter than previous years in the summer months of this year . Specifically, in the second half of April and May, the Southeast and Northwest will have many heat waves. Meanwhile, the Northeast will have peak heat spells in May and June; North and Central Central regions are the regions with the longest hot weather, from April to August.