Sudden downpour hits Hanoi streets
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Thunderstorms struck Hanoi's inner districts at around 6 p.m Tuesdau., leaving many roads submerged under rainwater. Rainfall of nearly 20 cm was recorded in Ta Hien street in Hoan Kiem District.
"Rainwater brought trash and a foul smell into my house, which is really disgusting. I have had to stand at the building facade to stop the garbage," a Ta Hien street resident said.
Tong Dan street recorded 50 cm of water. One man had to walk with his motorbike after the engine broke down.
Sanitation workers wearing raincoats stand guard on Nguyen Trai street to open sewer drains and warn people of potential sinkholes.
A long line of commuters had to wait for the water to recede.
Several vehicles trying to navigate the flooding had their engines break down. One was even stranded in a deep sink hole.
Rainwater reached an adult's knees in Vu Trong Phung street.
A man carries a woman across the road.
One truck waded through the high flood water.
Heavy traffic jams were recorded in Nguyen Trai street. Rush hour after the rain lasted longer than usual.
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