Storm rolls through Hanoi, causes accidents

Created 31 March 2017
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A storm moved through the Hanoi metro area Friday morning, bringing much needed rain to the region, that also uprooted trees, caused power outages and traffic accidents.

At 8:00 am this morning, a tree falls onto a car on Phan Huy Chu Street.

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The tree is uprooted by the storm.

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The car is completely destroyed.

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Police and traffic forces separate lanes and instruct people to be cautious.

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Forces urgently clear fallen tree.

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In another case, four students are injured after an old tree planted in the schoolyard of Chu Van An High School is uprooted by strong winds.

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At 10:00am, an electric transformer located on Hoang Hoa Tham Street suddenly explodes.

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A rescue team is immediately mobilized to the scene.

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Internet connection is lost by the explosion.

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No casualties are reported.

Source: VOV 

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