Heavy rain causes flooding, traffic disruptions in Hà Nội, northern localities

August, 12/2022 - 11:22
Prolonged downpours have flooded many areas and caused traffic chaos on many streets.
Heavy rains caused traffic jams on Hoàng Cầu Street in Hà Nội's Đống Đa District this morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Tuấn Đức

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội and some localities in the north have experienced heavy rain since last night as part of the impacts of the tropical low-pressure system.

Prolonged downpours have flooded many areas and caused traffic chaos on many streets.

Traffic congestion at Yên Lãng-Thái Thịnh intersection in Hà Nội's Đống Đa District. — VNA/VNS Photo Tuấn Đức
A localised traffic jam on Chùa Bộc Street, Đống Đa District. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng
Members of the Hanoi Sewage and Drainage Ltd.Co work to help drain water at a flooding area at Phan Bội Châu-Lý Thường Kiệt intersection in Hà Nội's Trần Hưng Đạo District. — VNA/VNS Photo Huy Hùng
A fallen tree in an alley of Dương Đình Nghệ Street, Cầu Giấy District Friday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hiếu
Dương Đình Nghệ Street, Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo
Heavy rains flood a street in northern Thái Bình Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Công Hải
Quang Trung Street, Nam Đinh City. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đạt

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control yesterday warned that although typhoon Mulan weakened into the tropical low-pressure system, it would continue to cause moderate and heavy rainfall across the northern region. — VNS