Road closure causes severe traffic congestion at Hai Van Tunnel

More than 1,200 cars and trucks have stuck at the Hai Van Tunnel due to road blockages during Storm Molave.

Road closure causes severe traffic congestion at Hai Van Tunnel

Road closure causes severe traffic congestion at Hai Van Tunnel

As of 6 pm on October 28, the line of vehicles on National Highway 1 in Phu Loc District, Thua Thien-Hue, was over 10km long.

From 12.30 am to 6.30 pm on October 28, the Hai Van Tunnel that connects Thua Thien-Hue and Danang was gradually closed both ways to prevent drivers from going near Storm Molave.

The police in Phu Loc District and Thua Thien-Hue Province and local authorities have provided 5,000 meals and 1,000 water bottles to thousands of drivers that got stuck there.

The authorities are still monitoring the situation and evaluate traffic safety issues in complicated weather conditions.
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