Large parts of central China’s Henan Province were flooded on Wednesday and in the provincial capital Zhengzhou died after at least 25 people die City had experienced the heaviest rain in 1,000 years, meteorologists said.
There in the next three days in Henan said more rain is expected die Government of Zhengzhou, a city of more than 12 million people on the banks of the Yellow River that 12 people in of a flooded subway line died while rescuers were rescued. more than 500.
One on Tuesday in Video clip circulating on social media showed passengers on a subway die stood up to chest level in the dark, murky flood, while a subway station in transformed a large pond.
Local media quoted meteorologists as saying that die Amount of rain, die in the last three days in Zhengzhou fell, occurred “once every 1,000 years”. .
Scientists told Reuters that die rainfalls in China almost certainly related to climate change, such as die recent torrential rains in the United States and Canada and floods in Western Europe.
Lots of train connections in Henan Province, an important logistics center in Central China, have been discontinued. Authorities also closed many highways and flights were delayed or canceled.
The Chinese army also blew up a dam to release flood waters threatening one of their most populous provinces. The operation took place late Tuesday evening in the city of Luoyang in in Henan Province.
More than 100,000 people were there in Brought security.
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