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Heavy rain and flooding in Henan and Inner Mongolia

Terrifying images surfaced on social media yesterday out of Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan: people standing in a flooded subway line, anxiously waiting for rescue. Others are stuck in their cars, masses of water around them. In total, more than 140,000 people have been affected by extreme rainfall in Henan. More than 10,000 people had been evacuated by Tuesday, according to authorities. Large parts of the province also experienced heavy rainfall at the beginning of the week.

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