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Severe rainstorms kill 16 in central China

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Severe rainstorms kill 16 in central China

by Beiyi SEOW / Laurie CHEN BEIJING, China (AFP) — At least 16 people have died after torrential rains caused landslides and flooded a city in central China, with shocking images showing passengers struggling against chest-high water inside a train carriage. As river embankments were breached in record downpours across Henan province, President Xi Jinping described the situation as “extremely severe” with flood control measures entering a “critical stage”, state media reported Wednesday. Around 200,000 […]