Hanoians bundle up as the capital is hit by early cold spell

19:23 18/10/2021

A cold spell resulting in temperatures dropping and drizzly conditions in Hanoi has prompted residents of the capital to don an extra layer of clothing as a way of keeping them warm from cold.

With the temperature dropping to between 18 and 20 degrees Celsius, local people have to dig deep into their wardrobes in order to find suitable warm clothing before heading outside.

With the temperature dropping to between 18 and 20 degrees Celsius, local people have to dig deep into their wardrobes in order to find suitable warm clothing before heading outside.

Low temperatures are accompanied by drizzles which strike the capital on October 18 - 19, causing some difficulties for commuters when hitting the road.

Low temperatures are accompanied by drizzles which strike the capital on October 18 - 19, causing some difficulties for commuters when hitting the road.

A number of residents choose to wear raincoats as they battle against the cold conditions.

A number of residents choose to wear raincoats as they battle against the cold conditions.

Local people wrap up tight in jackets whilst wearing facemasks, in line with COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

Local people wrap up tight in jackets whilst wearing facemasks, in line with COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

Street vendors seek shelter in front of shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter amid the cold air and rainy conditions.

Street vendors seek shelter in front of shops in Hanoi’s Old Quarter amid the cold air and rainy conditions.

A ride-hailing service provider patiently waits for customers in the morning.

A ride-hailing service provider patiently waits for customers in the morning.

When the city moves into a new normal post pandemic, street vendors like the woman in the photo work hard to earn a living.

When the city moves into a new normal post pandemic, street vendors like the woman in the photo work hard to earn a living.

Only a few people can be seen maintain their habit of doing morning exercises due to the damp conditions.

Only a few people can be seen maintain their habit of doing morning exercises due to the damp conditions.

A woman dons both a jacket and raincoat to travel on the road. The current cold spell is forecast to last until October 19.

A woman dons both a jacket and raincoat to travel on the road. The current cold spell is forecast to last until October 19.
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