Record high tide inundates Mekong Delta capital
Water levels along the Hau River, a Mekong branch, rose to 2.27 meters, breaking the 2019 record and plunging Can Tho City in chaos.
Commuters drive through floodwaters on Nguyen Trai Street in Can Tho’s downtown district of Ninh Kieu at 9 p.m. on Wednesday.
Tides on Hau River reached 2.27 meters at 7 p.m. Wednesday, which was two centimeters higher than the historic level recorded in 2019.
Cuu Long, Nguyen Anh