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HCM City parking lots submerged after torrential rains
  • |, LD | November 26, 2018 08:37 PM
Parking lots at a range of apartment buildings in HCM City have been seriously inundated following heavy rains.

By the midday of November 26, many parking lots at apartment buildings in District 5 and Phu Nhuan District were still put under water, affecting hundreds of vehicles, including cars. 


Vehicles flooded at Ngoc Khanh apartment building

Around 50 motorbikes and two cars at Ngoc Khanh apartment building in District 5 were flooded.

Fire prevention and control police of District 5 have been trying to pump water out of the parking lot to protect the vehicles.

Nguyen Bieu apartment building in District 5 has been also in the same situation with dozens of vehicles submerged. 


Water pumped from the parking lot to protect vehicles

After water was pumped from the parking lot, people took their vehicles to repair shops.

Ground floors of some apartment buildings in Phu Nhuan District were also flooded.

Le Dinh Quyet, deputy director of the Southern Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting’s Forecast Department, said tropical typhoon Usagi brought the record heavy rains for HCM City. 


Rubbish left after water pumped from the parking lot

The rainfall was measured at 301mm in District 1, 345mm in Nha Be District and 407.6mm in Tan Binh District and at 293 mm in Can Gio District.

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