Mekong Delta crossroads experiences chaos due to high tide

A high tide caused many houses and restaurants to be flooded, leading to prolonged congestion at the Trung Luong junction, where Highway 1A crosses Highway 60 in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

By 4 p.m. on Sunday, many streets within a radius of one kilometer around the crossroads were still heavily flooded due to the high tide.

Some low-lying areas were flooded nearly half a meter, forcing vehicles to drive onto the higher parts of the road near the divider to avoid water.

Many motorbikes’ engines failed. Traffic police were present to redirect traffic, but the congestion and disorder continued for an extended period.

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Hoang Nam