Beijing: There is a severe flood in China these days. The situation is so serious that the army has to come to the rescue. At least 25 people have died due to the floods. According to the reports of the Chinese newspaper Global Times, more than 12 lakh people have been affected by the floods and 1.60 lakh people have been rescued.
More than 500 passengers were trapped here due to sudden flooding of subway station in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan, China. When the situation became serious, a team was sent for rescue. Somehow, with the help of rope, efforts were made to find and save people. After a lot of effort, the stranded passengers were rescued one by one. More than 500 passengers trapped in this underground subway station were safely evacuated, although 12 people died.
shortage of rescuers
So far 1 lakh people have been evacuated from the flood-hit Henan. The situation is so bad that there is a shortage of rescue teams as well. In such a situation, 3 thousand Chinese soldiers and 2 thousand fire fighters have been engaged in the rescue work.
Due to record rains, floods have wreaked havoc in Henan province, located in central China. It is being told as the highest rain in a thousand years. Heavy rains have damaged dams and river banks, caused landslides and caused many buildings to collapse.
Dam damaged by rain, fear of falling anytime
China has been touting its vast dam network as a way to prevent the devastating floods that occur every year. But in recent years, floods have killed hundreds of people and inundated thousands of homes. China’s major water projects are proving incapable of preventing floods and the capacity of dams built decades ago is being questioned. A dam in Henan province has been damaged by heavy rains and the military has warned it should collapse anytime. given. Train services were suspended in many places in Henan and many flights were also cancelled.