Large swathes of China’s central Henan province are under flood water

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

A full year of rain has fallen over the area in just two days

  • capital Zhengzhou has been the hardest-hit - has seen  the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years
  • at least 12 deaths
  • 100,000 evacuated
  • many train services across the province have been suspended, highways closed, inbound and outbound flights delayed or cancelled.
This will be a hit to China growth and is also a potential disruption once again to global supply chains. If storms head to the major export focused provinces of China it'll get worse. 

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Zhengzhou, is a city of over 12 million on the banks of the Yellow River. The region, Henan, is a major logistics hub in central China.

A full year of rain has fallen over the area in just two days
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