Nearly 200,000 Evacuated In Central China Flooding

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Updated July 21, 2021

This photo taken on July 20, 2021 shows people wading through flood waters along a street following heavy rains in Zhengzhou in China’s central Henan province. STR / AFP


Nearly 200,000 people have been evacuated from a flood-hit city in central China, local authorities said Wednesday, as dams burst and rivers bulged across Henan province under torrential rains.

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“As of 7am on July 21, almost 200,000 people were evacuated in an emergency and 36,000 city residents were affected by the disaster,” authorities in Zhengzhou city, Henan province said.