South Asia and Beyond

China Rain Havoc: Over 1 Million Evacuated

China’s heaviest rains in 1000 years has seen 25 deaths so far and visuals of overturned cars and people trapped in subways. In Zhengzhou city of Henan province, Xinhua telecast pictures of people wading through neck deep water inside a metro line. State media says 1.24 million people have been affected and 1,60,000 evacuated.