Saigon traffic sinks into chaos under heavy rain

By Thanh Nguyen   May 19, 2017 | 09:14 pm GMT+7

Torrential rain and gusty winds on Friday afternoon caused heavy traffic jams in central Ho Chi Minh City.

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At around 4:30pm, rain started pouring down onto central Ho Chi Minh City, affecting vision and causing traffic jam on Ton Duc Thang, Nguyen Huu Canh, Nguyen Du Streets.

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A motorist falls down as roads become slippery.

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Heavy rain and gusty wind make many motorists on Ton Duc Thang Street lose balance.

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Many have to turn on headlights due to limited vision.

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Heavy rains also hold up traffic leading to Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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Xo Viet Nghe Tinh Street is paralyzed at 6:30 p.m.