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An aerial view shows cars washed away by flooding at a subway entrance following heavy rains in the city of Zhengzhou in central China’s Henan province. (Photo by Noel Celis / AFP).
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People walk on a flooded road after the rain was recorded on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou in Henan Province. (EFE / EPA / FEATURECHINA CHINA).
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AFP It wiped it all out
People see cars washed away by floods following heavy rains in Zhengzhou. (Photo STR / AFP).
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AFP The streets turned into rivers
About 200,000 people were evacuated from Zhengzhou, local government officials said. (Photo: STR / AFP).
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AFP At least 25 people died
Heavy rains caused by landslides have killed at least 25 people and caused flooding in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou. ) Photo: STR / AFP).
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AFP At the critical point
President Xi Jinping described the situation as “very serious” and said flood control measures had entered a “critical phase”. (Photo: STR / AFP).
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AFP The tunnel was flooded
This photo of a Weibo user shows a submerged subway car after heavy rain in merakiZz-Zhengzhou, Henan Province, Central China. (Photo by Weibo user merakiZz- / AFP manual / courtesy).
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AFP Serious event
According to scientists, climate change is exacerbating floods and other extreme weather events around the world. (Photo: STR / AFP).
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AFP In three days it rained the equivalent of a year
Troops are conducting rescue operations in the city, which has a population of more than 10 million, where it rained in three days, equivalent to the average annual rainfall. (Photo: STR / AFP).
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Twelve people were killed and five were injured when storms engulfed the Zhengzhou tunnel late Tuesday. (Photo: AFP).
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AFP The worst rain in 60 years
Rainfall in the region has been very intense since data began to be recorded 60 years ago. (Photo: STR / AFP).
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AFP Without fighting
People walking through the floodwaters on Zhengzhou Street. (Photo STR / AFP).
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Help in the midst of tragedy
A man leads a woman on a flooded road after a recorded downpour in Zhengzhou. (EFE / EPA / FEATURECHINA CHINA).