13 dead, 100,000 displaced as heaviest rains in 1,000 years hit central China – Scenes of train passengers trapped in rising waters up to their chests as nearly a year’s worth of rain falls in just three days

Read the Story

Show Top Comments

Seems to be a lot of 1000 year events happening everywhere you look these days. Must just be getting unlucky I guess….


Important Data: Zhengzhou City, Henan: 16:00 to 17:00 on July 20, 1-hour precipitation is 201.9 mm. From July 17 to 20, the rainfall in three days is 617.1 mm, which is equivalent to the rainfall in the past year. Zhengzhou is a catastrophic flood


The annually “one in a livetime” Event


Is it just me, or are the weather related headlines sounding more and more like the type of stuff people in apocalyptic movies are completely unphased by right before the shit hits the fan?


And that rain wasn’t even from the two typhoons…