Saigon transformed by the slow dance of fog

By Thanh Nguyen   November 8, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

It’s a luxury to wake up to a cool breeze, fog and warm morning light, so if you're in the city at the moment, then praise be.

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Saigon took on a whole different look on Wednesday morning when the city woke up to thick fog.

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The renowned Notre-Dame Cathedral in District 1 at 7 a.m.

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“Saigon looks like a hill city this morning,” said a local named Thanh.

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A man reading the morning news on Hai Ba Trung Street. “Saigon does get fog sometimes but thick fog like this is really rare," he said.

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Bitexco Financial Tower in District 1.

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Rays of sunlight penetrate the fog and canopy to touch Ton Duc Thang Street in District 1.

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Saigon Bridge that links the outskirts with the inner city.

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8 a.m. in Saigon.

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Fog has blanketed Saigon since Tuesday night. Meteorologists say the fog appears to be a combination of high humidity and low temperatures at night, and that it is not a threat to human health.

 
 
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