Some streets are flooded daily but has not fallen a drop of water for days.
The former Saigon sinks
January 29, 2014
The uncontrolled urban development and overexploitation of groundwater aquifers is causing the former Saigon, renamed Ho Chi Minh, slowly sinking into the ground.
The Geoinformático Center University of Ho Chi Minh estimated the metropolis, the most populous country descends at a rate of
two to three centimeters a year in many areas.
Process accelerated "Many parts of Saigon sink at a rate of an
inch per year, three times faster than the rise in sea level. The city suffers from the increasingly high tides, but the consequences are even worse if the city is sinking, "said the director of the Centre for Water Management and Climate Change, Ho Long Phi, told the newspaper Thanh Nien (Youth) .”
ZetaTalk ™ October 16, 2010
“ If the coast of southern China will lose 20 feet in elevation, the Philippines will ultimately lose twice that much, to a total loss of 40 feet in elevation. Due to the tilting of the Indo-Australia Plate, Bangladesh gains temporary relief from the steady sinking it has experienced the past few years. And the tsunami likely to race northward will not come their way because the waters from the Bay of Bengal will be rushing into the South China Sea, and there clashing to push north. If the loss of 40 feet in elevation is not devastating to the Philippines, it is to the coastline of southern Burma, Tailand, and Cambodia, which have vast areas that will suddenly and permanently be flooded.”
40 foot elevation loss for Ho Chi Minh City during the 7 of 10