Nguyen Huu Canh street, Binh Thanh district was heavily flooded during a heavy rain in October last year (Photo: SGGP)

Nearly 18 percent of HCMC area in danger of flooding

If sea level rises 100 centimeters by 2100, 17.8 percent area of HCMC will be flooded, says the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment quoting climate change and sea level rise scenario issued last year.