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Driver killed as heavy rain hits Ha Noi

Update: June, 05/2014 - 16:19
A taxi driver was killed instantly when a 1.2-metre-wide tree fell on his car at the Hung Vuong-Phan Dinh Phung intersection. — Photo vietnamnet.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — The authorities in Ha Noi got the streets cleared quickly this morning after heavy rain hit the city last night, killing one person.

Nearly 100 large trees along the streets had been uprooted and many electricity poles fell down in the heavy rain.

A taxi driver was killed instantly when a 1.2-metre-wide tree fell on his car at the Hung Vuong-Phan Dinh Phung intersection. The two female passengers in the taxi were injured and taken to a local hospital. The vehicle was completely damaged.

The heavy rain also caused short blackouts in several areas last night. — VNS

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