In photos: Hoi An ancient town is underwater

VietNamNet Bridge – In the last two days, the Hoai River’s water level rose highly, causing severe flooding in many streets of Hoi An ancient town in Quang Nam province.

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 Typhoon Nari made landfall in the Central Region on October 15. Many areas in the ancient town of Hoi An was sunken, many roads along the river were divided.


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 Some boats in the Hoai River sank were sunken.

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 Along Bach Dang Road, flood is 0.5 to 0.7 m deep, making travel very difficult.

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 According to local residents, the ancient town was flooded by water discharged from reservoirs of hydro-power plants.

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Rubbish is washed ashore.

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 Many motorcycles still tried to run through the deep places, though the vehicles failed after several meters.

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Two foreign visitors sat chatting and watching the flooded old town.

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These visitors wade in flood water.

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After the storm, the old town was flooded of broken trees.

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A nearly 100-year-old tree on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street was uprooted.

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