In central China, Xinxiang resident Yuehai was out shopping for meals on Wednesday afternoon when the sky opened up.
The water began pooling round her ankles as she raced dwelling. “It appeared that if it stored raining like that, I’d should swim again,” she mentioned.
Yuehai, who solely wished to be recognized by her first identify, made it dwelling safely. However different pals within the metropolis in Henan province, 70km north of the capital Zhengzhou, weren’t so fortunate – one grew to become trapped in rising floodwater later that evening…