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A boy climbs a rope after jumping into a canal as temperatures soar in New Delhi, India, June 6, 2017 [Cathal McNaughton/Reuters]
Record temperatures have been recorded from Pakistan to Vietnam before monsoon rains.

Prolonged periods of heat are expected in a northern hemisphere summer.

Across Asia, the heat tends to build up early, with temperatures peaking before the summer monsoon arrives in June and July.

Extreme heat has been experienced very early this year in parts of South and East Asia.

In recent days, northern Vietnam has experienced temperatures in excess of 40C, with 42.5C being recorded in central Hanoi on June 3.

Read more: Heatwaves hit much of Asia earlier than expected

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Forest management officials inspect a forest in the northern province of Tuyên Quang. – VNA/VNS Photo Read more at http://vietnamnews.vn/society/374723/vn-sets-goals-for-sustainable-forestry-development.html#Rl7awsPDwgw647Vw.99

HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam aims to increase the nationwide forest coverage to 42 per cent by the year 2020, and 45 per cent by 2030.  

Read more: VN sets goals for sustainable forestry development

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A truck transports timber to Vietnam from the Lumphat Wildlife Sanctuary in Ratanakkiri province in January this year. Photo supplied

Illegal logging on a vast scale by Vietnamese loggers has stripped huge areas of protected forests in recent months, with fresh piles of felled timber and rutted logging routes in Ratanakkiri province flatly contradicting the government assurances the trade is over.

Read more: Logging ban flouted as Vietnamese nationals strip protected forests in Ratanakkiri

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