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​​Life goes on amidst record tidal floods in Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, December 06, 2017, 10:06 GMT+7
Le Van Chin makes Vietnamese pancakes while surrounded by floodwater on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Le Van Chin makes Vietnamese pancakes while surrounded by floodwater on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Fruits are moved to higher ground during the flood. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Fruits are moved to higher ground during the flood. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Thanh, a shop owner on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, waits for water to recede on December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Thanh, a shop owner on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, waits for water to recede on December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man pushes his motorbike through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man pushes his motorbike through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Vehicles travel through floodwater on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Vehicles travel through floodwater on Tran Xuan Soan Street in District 7, Ho Chi Minh City December 5, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
To Thi Ut sits in floodwater while selling her remaining vegetables. Photo: Tuoi Tre
To Thi Ut sits in floodwater while selling her remaining vegetables. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A banh mi stand is surrounded. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A banh mi stand is surrounded. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A repairman fixes a motorbike that has broken down. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A repairman fixes a motorbike that has broken down. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mother and child wait in the flood water while their motorbike gets fixed. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mother and child wait in the flood water while their motorbike gets fixed. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A student calls for help after getting stuck in the waist-deep water. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A student calls for help after getting stuck in the waist-deep water. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorized cyclo helps to transport stranded commuters. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorized cyclo helps to transport stranded commuters. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A bike is abandoned. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A bike is abandoned. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mother and child wade through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A mother and child wade through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A barrier is set up in front of a house. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A barrier is set up in front of a house. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Motorbikes are loaded onto a motorized cyclo to be transport through a flooded street. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Motorbikes are loaded onto a motorized cyclo to be transport through a flooded street. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A motorcyclist struggles through waist-deep floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man carries his child through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
A man carries his child through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Two men put their bicycle on a float to pull it through the floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Two men put their bicycle on a float to pull it through the floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Commuters push their vehicles through floodwater. Photo: Tuoi Tre
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