Roads and subway stations are submerged across China’s Henan province Torrential rain has caused severe flooding in parts of central China, leaving train stations and roads submerged. More than 10,000 people in Henan province have been evacuated to shelters following the record rainfall. Meanwhile, at least one person has died and two more are missing in the city of Zhengzhou after its subway system was inundated with rushing water. More than a dozen cities in the region have been affected by the flooding. Henan province, which is home to some 94 million people, has issued its highest level of weather warning following an unusually active rainy season. Many factors contribute to flooding, but a warming atmosphere caused by climate change makes extreme rainfall more likely. Science failed to predict flood and heat intensity Record heat points to ‘extraordinary’ extremes The weather has caused widespread disruption, with main roads forced […]