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Hot season on the way

Hot season on the way

The hot season is set to roll through Cambodia in earnest beginning on Thursday, according to the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology.

A statement by the ministry yesterday warned that temperatures in the middle of the country could climb to 36 degrees through the first week of April, reaching 38 degrees later in the month and in early May.

Northern and eastern provinces will see temperatures from 33 to 35 degrees through the first week of April, then up to 37 degrees through May.

Seaside provinces will see cooler climes, up to 31 degrees until April, when the temperature will reach 34 degrees.


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