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[Photos] The Madness of Hanoi Traffic

Hanoi can’t seem to get a break. After a torrential downpour hit the capital two weeks ago, heavy rains have visited the city once again, flooding streets and leaving commuters stranded in traffic.

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[Photos] Hanoi Streets Underwater After A Night Of Heavy Rain

In the early morning of September 8, cars and motorbikes broke down and streets were made impassable as a deluge of rainwater brought Hanoi to a standstill, reports Vietnam Net. Struggling to get to work, commuters poured onto the drier streets, hoping to find an alternate route to their destinations; little did they know the whole city had the same idea.

The result, while inconvenient for northern commuters, is a colorful citywide parade of motorcycles, raincoats and cars.


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