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Sa Pa Lao Cai sees rare snowfall

06/02/07 (GMT+7)

The northern province of Lao Cai Vietnam can expect more snow, said meteorologists.

Sa pa lao Cai mountainsCold spells over the weekend reduced temperatures on some mountains in the region to as low as two to four degrees Celsius, said officials from the Lao Cai Meteorology and Hydrology Centre.

The average temperature in the mountains was around six to seven degrees.

At 2pm last Friday, Sa Pa Town and Sa Pa Commune reported 30 minutes of thin and irregular snowfall. It was the first report of snow this year in Vietnam.

The flurries will be a treat for tourists in the area, however farmers are expected to be hit with cold temperatures affecting crops and flowers for Vietnam Tet, or the Vietnamese Lunar New Year.

Lao Cai Sa Pa picture
Hotels in Sa Pa

(Source: Viet Nam News)

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