12 die in Zhengzhou subway flood; 4 deaths reported in Gongyi Henan hit by heavy rains since weekend; more rain forecast Provincial capital Zhengzhou, dozen other cities flooded ‘Flood prevention efforts very difficult’ – President Xi Foxconn says ‘no direct impact’ on Zhengzhou iPhone assembly plant BEIJING, July 21 (Reuters) – A dozen people died in a flooded subway line in Zhengzhou, the capital of China’s central Henan province, after the city was drenched by what weather watchers said were the heaviest rains for 1,000 years. Video posted on social media late on Tuesday showed commuters chest-deep in murky floodwaters on a train in the dark, and an underground station turned into a large, churning pool. More 500 people were pulled to safety from the subway flood, Zhengshou city authorities said. read more “The water reached my chest,” one survivor wrote on social media. “I was really scared, but […]