China launches massive rescue efforts after Henan rainstorms

Updated: 2021- 07- 23

Rescuers from east China's Jiangxi Province arrange pipelines to drain rainwater out of a road tunnel in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, July 22, 2021. Chinese authorities have launched massive rescue and relief efforts in response to record rainstorms that have swamped central China's Henan Province since the weekend. In the provincial capital city of Zhengzhou, 617.1 mm of rainfall fell over a three-day period starting on Saturday night, close to the city's average annual amount. [Photo by Li An/Xinhua]

Aerial photo taken on July 22, 2021 shows rescuers from east China's Jiangxi Province pumping rainwater out of a road tunnel in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province. Chinese authorities have launched massive rescue and relief efforts in response to record rainstorms that have swamped central China's Henan Province since the weekend. In the provincial capital city of Zhengzhou, 617.1 mm of rainfall fell over a three-day period starting on Saturday night, close to the city's average annual amount. [Photo by Li An/Xinhua]

A rescuer from east China's Jiangxi Province operates a pump to drain rainwater out of a road tunnel in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, July 22, 2021. Chinese authorities have launched massive rescue and relief efforts in response to record rainstorms that have swamped central China's Henan Province since the weekend. In the provincial capital city of Zhengzhou, 617.1 mm of rainfall fell over a three-day period starting on Saturday night, close to the city's average annual amount. [Photo by Li An/Xinhua]

Rescuers from east China's Jiangxi Province operate a pump to drain rainwater out of a road tunnel in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, July 22, 2021. Chinese authorities have launched massive rescue and relief efforts in response to record rainstorms that have swamped central China's Henan Province since the weekend. In the provincial capital city of Zhengzhou, 617.1 mm of rainfall fell over a three-day period starting on Saturday night, close to the city's average annual amount. [Photo by Xu Yanan/Xinhua]



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