Heavy rain fell almost two hours, causing many streets to flood 30-50 cm, the night playing area in the center stopped working.
Around 10 pm on April 29, white rain and thunderstorms, thunder and lightning flooded most of the inner and outer districts of Hanoi.
Recorded by weather agencies, rain for almost two hours at Tay Mo station (Nam Tu Liem) is over 84 mm, Phu Do station is 75 mm, 77 mm National Convention Center Station, Yen So station 64 mm … Some suburban neighborhoods like Chuong My, Thach That and Quoc Oai also recorded rainfall of 50-60 mm.
Strong rain in a short time caused a series of deep flooded roads, more than 200 meters from the street Dien Bien Phu (Ba Dinh), water flooded to the knees, some vehicles died while trying to pass the flooded section.
Group of foreign guests posing before Ta Hien old town, the place to play tonight was flooded about 30 cm, causing the trade to take a break. Photograph: Giang Huy.
Because the rain was right on the holidays, the amusement of many people interrupted. Old Town of Ta Hien, the nocturnal meeting of young people and tourists flooded about 30 cm, water entered the house, causing the shops to stop trading.
Some lowways like Yen Nghia (Ha Dong) and Thang Long Avenue pass through Bao Son Paradise in depth, and the means have to find another way.
In Tong Duy Tan Street, the water was flooded by motorcycle. Photograph: Vu Tien
At night, employees of the Hanoi Drainage Company were present in flooded places to raise a warning signal, continuously cleaning the flow to drain. Almost at 0 o'clock, the rain began to fall and the water slowly receded.
According to the National Center for Meteorological and Hydrological Forecasting, due to the impact of the compressed low pressure channel, from now until May 1, the provinces of North and Central North have widespread rains, popular rains 30-60 mm / 24 hours , with more than 80 mm / 24 hours. In storms, swirls, lightning, hail and strong winds can occur.
Trees fell on Kim Nguu Road. Photograph: Tat Dinh.