Heatwaves, scanty rainfall pose threat of large-scale power shortage

Heatwaves and scanty rainfall have resulted in low water levels in hydropower dams whereas the presence of heatwaves means a frenzied electricity demand in the affected areas.

According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, the El Nino phenomenon occurs from about June or July and lasts until the beginning of 2024 coupled with hot weather, high temperature, and low rainfall. According to EVN, if this situation persists, the water flow to hydropower reservoirs will continue decreasing in the coming time.

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Anh Quan, Van Phuc