In pictures: Heavy rains deluge China's Henan province

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Tens of thousands of radical evacuated arsenic officials rise the decease toll to 33 people

an aerial presumption    shows the flooded areas pursuing  dense  rainfall successful  zhengzhou henan state  china july 21 2021 photograph  reuters

An aerial presumption shows the flooded areas pursuing dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 21, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS


Tens of thousands of radical were being evacuated from flood-hit regions of cardinal China connected Thursday arsenic officials raised the decease toll from dense rains that person deluged Henan state for astir a week to 33 people.

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A antheral carrying a pistillate wades done a flooded roadworthy pursuing dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 21, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

More cities were inundated and crops destroyed arsenic the terrible upwind dispersed northwards, with the authoritative Xinhua quality bureau reporting nonstop economical losses of 1.22 cardinal yuan ($189 million) truthful far.

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An aerial presumption shows a flooded roadworthy conception pursuing dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 21, 2021.. PHOTO: REUTERS

The provincial upwind bureau connected Thursday raised the tempest alert for 4 cities successful the northbound of Henan - Xinxiang, Anyang, Hebi and Jiaozuo - to red, the highest tier of a four-step colour-coded upwind informing system.

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People wade done floodwaters connected a roadworthy amid dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

The fatalities included 12 radical who were killed erstwhile the subway successful the provincial superior of Zhengzhou, astir 650 km (400 miles) southwest of Beijing, was flooded earlier this week.

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Residents, holding umbrellas amid dense rainfall, wade done floodwaters connected a roadworthy successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

Eight radical are listed arsenic missing crossed the province.

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A nonmigratory wearing a rainfall screen stands connected a flooded roadworthy successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

In Zhengzhou, wherever the atrocious upwind reached a highest connected Tuesday, the skies had cleared but floodwaters were inactive astatine waist height, oregon higher, with full streets underwater successful galore areas.

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Workers regenerate a damaged transformer pursuing dense rainfall successful Neixiang region of Nanyang, Henan province, China July 21, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

Rescue teams utilized rubber rafts to ferry residents to safety, portion others waded done the waters carrying belongings supra their heads, oregon waited connected partially submerged cars to beryllium picked up.

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Residents wade done floodwaters connected a flooded roadworthy amid dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

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Residents wade done floodwaters connected a flooded roadworthy amid dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

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A postulation constabulary serviceman guides residents to transverse a flooded roadworthy with a enactment during dense rainfall successful Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS

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