Submerged National Highway No.20 leads to traffic snarl

A traffic jam in the National Highway No.20 in the Highlands province of Lam Dong slowed down thousands of vehicles for more than 5 kilometers yesterday.
 

A traffic jam in the National Highway No.20 in Lam Dong Province slows down thousands of vehicles for more than 5 kilometers yesterday (Photo: SGGP)

A traffic jam in the National Highway No.20 in Lam Dong Province slows down thousands of vehicles for more than 5 kilometers yesterday (Photo: SGGP)

In these days, some sections of the highway through Lam Dong Province’s Loc Chau Commune inundated after heavy downpours.
Yesterday, hundreds of drivers tried to get their vehicles through the congested road that was submerged under more than one meters of water. Heavy rains led to traffic snarls; vehicles were queuing in five kilometers.
Traffic police of Bao Loc Town were sent to the National Highway to control traffic and instruct vehicles to escape the submerged areas.
Locals along the National Highway said that the highway is submerged for these days yet the condition became worse yesterday badly affecting people’s lives.

By DOAN KIEN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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