Dec 12, 2013
Flooding - The "brand" of Saigon
"In recent years, flooding in Ho Chi Minh City is no different urban central provinces. It does not rain, but many residential areas in HCM City can still flooded almost 2m deep "
"The people of the capital city were flooded too familiar story, month and chips bombed three times on the roads almost everywhere waterlogged. No rain also flooded due to high tides, rain is only small, the street suddenly the river. City where people regularly flooded too familiar with scenes running flood. Housing in the city that have prepared sacks of sand, forming the front of the dike, to prevent the "flood" into the house.
Recently, 4:12 pm on, resulting in the highest tides history 61 years has left hundreds of households in Hiep Binh Chanh Ward (Thu Duc) barely escapes the body. In an instant, the property was immersed in sea water. Watching the preparations for the festival tomorrow pots submerged in water that people pang in my heart, listen forecast, from now until the New Year to the four remaining tidal waves exceeded three alarms, people still have to live with flooding days to reach the festival."