At least 33 people were killed and eight others were reported missing as of July 22 after record flooding inundated China’s Henan province, local media reported.
This footage released by the Public Security Bureau of Anyang City shows waist-deep floodwaters at an intersection near the city’s Sanjiao Lake, according to the video’s recorder.
The average rainfall in Anyang city between July 19 to 22 was 304.6 millimeters (about one foot) with some areas exceeding 600 millimeters (about two feet), according to local news reports.
More than 17,000 firefighters have been dispatched for rescue operations across Henan, according to local reports. Credit: Public Security Bureau of Anyang City via Storyful