Many of the streets throughout Hanoi are suffering from gridlock as a result of heavy traffic as the Lunar New Year (Tet) approaches.
The road leading towards the city centre on Thang Long Boulevard is clogged by a long queue of vehicles.
The scene on Nguyen Khoai street as vehicles can only move forward very slowly
An overview of the the Tran Khat Chan - Dai Co Viet overpass
As a combination of cold and rainy weather hits Hanoi vehicles are forced to slowly inch through the overpass.
A view of the Kim Lien-Dai Co Viet crossroads where motorcyclists wear raincoats as they wait for the lights to change in order to cross the intersection
Police struggle to regulate traffic flow as a result of the heavy traffic
Vehicles clog up Xa Dan street
Traffic backs up on the O Cho Dua- Hoang Cau section
On Thai Ha street cars jam the road.
Long lines of vehicles form as they patiently wait for the lights to change
Thai Ha street sees a long queue of cars stretching for kilometres
Vehicles travel over the Thai Ha-Lang Ha overpass area
The area around Lang Ha street is always a hot spot for traffic during rush hour. Despite the local BRT buses enjoying priority lanes they must yield to other vehicles in the dense traffic
The Yen Lang- Lang street intersection
The scene on the Thai Ha-Chua Boc crossroads