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Flooding in Central China Displaces 1.2 Million
Epoch Times ^ | 07/21/2021 | Nicole Hao

Posted on 07/21/2021 8:16:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind


A central Chinese city has been devastated by floods amid record rain.

In Zhengzhou city, streets have turned into rivers, underground tunnels have become submerged, and floodwaters have crept to the second floor of buildings in some areas. Widespread power outages have interrupted hospital surgeries and left some patients without life support.

The official death toll as of July 20 was 25, a dozen of them from a subway that flooded, with seven missing, regime officials announced on July 21. But residents of the city of 12 million told The Epoch Times they believe the number to be far higher.

A resident surnamed Xie told The Epoch Times that she witnessed people being swept away by floodwaters on the afternoon of July 20.

“Two women were washed away by the flood when they tried to cross the street without help,” Xie said on July 21. “We were standing next to the street, but couldn’t do anything to help.”

Later, she was able to help another two women who were trapped in the waters, latching onto a traffic light pole to avoid being swept away.

“Two men organized us to stand hand-in-hand [to reach the women] and we dragged these two women back,” Xie said.

Another resident, Zhao Ming (a pseudonym), told The Epoch Times that the death toll should be 200 based on reports from his colleagues.

On July 20, more than 500 people were trapped inside a metro after a subway tunnel flooded, according to a state media outlet. Twelve died inside the metro, with five others hospitalized


(Excerpt) Read more at theepochtimes.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: china; floods; gettyimages; henan

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In before those who wish the 3 Gorges Dam cracks start their posts.
1 posted on 07/21/2021 8:16:33 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 07/21/2021 8:17:55 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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I hope there is not some super secret lab there to flood.


3 posted on 07/21/2021 8:17:59 PM PDT by taterjay
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Really sad. Meanwhile here in the NW United States, we need rain badly. Fires everywhere displacing families, burning trees, killing wildlife.


4 posted on 07/21/2021 8:23:27 PM PDT by Veto! (Political Correctness Offends Me)
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To: SeekAndFind

I saw some very troubling video of Chinese people struggling for their lives in the floodwaters. Sometimes scores of people were watching and taking video.

Not one tried to help.


5 posted on 07/21/2021 8:23:35 PM PDT by MercyFlush ( According to the New York Times "Freedom" is an anti-government slogan. )
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To: SeekAndFind

Remember, it’s racist to call it a Chinese flood. Henceforth it shall be known as Flood-21.

And don’t ever, EVER call it “Kung flow” because that’s likely to inspire inner-city Democrat youths to knock over old people.


6 posted on 07/21/2021 8:26:36 PM PDT by cockroach_magoo
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To: taterjay

The return of the 3600 year cyclical event.

What we just have seen in Europe and what is going on in China are one of these strange and more frequent weather related incidents which usher in the progression of he 3600 year cyclical event. So far it appeared as if the western part of the world had been spared from these destructive events, as these events have been far more common and frequent in the southern hemisphere as well as Asia and the Far east. But it looks like that Mother Nature is trying to spread misery equally.

These natural and what appear to be cyclical events are accompanied by an increase in earth quakes and volcanic eruptions. Very similar in nature what took place approximately 3600 years ago in ancient Egypt and gave the Pharaoh at he time an Excedrin headache, eventually leading up to the Biblical Exodus. By releasing the Jews from bondage the Pharaoh was hoping that this would put an end to some of the disasters which took place at the time.

Little did he know that these were natural events and disasters on a world wide scale as when we research ancient Chinese documents we find hat they were plagued by disasters very similar in nature as what was taking place in Egypt at the time. In other words these destructive events were world wide very similar in nature to what we are seeing right now. Since we are just entering this destructive cycle, you can anticipate more of the same. Unfortunately nature has a mind of its own, in other words we cannot predict when, where and what will be affected next. Most people don’t pay any attention to these events, until they hit home and so far we have been very lucky. But I have a feeling sooner or later our luck may run out.

An interesting article which appeared not too long ago and caught my attention was an advisory bulletin put out by Lloyds of London advising their members to be prepared and anticipate much higher losses within the next eighty to a hundred years due to more frequent earthquakes, volcanic eruptions as well as adverse and damaging weather patterns which have been taking place on a worldwide scale. With one of these crazy weather events creating havoc and misery in parts of Germany as well as Belgium. With one of these crazy weather events creating havoc and misery in parts of Germany as well as Belgium within the last few days. And about a month ago or so a tornado laying down a destructive path in Czechoslovakia, a place were most people never even heard of a tornado.

For anyone interested enough and would like to find out more about his destructive cycle and what mankind is in for, you may want to visit and check out the following.
Needless to say, these events are unrelated to anything humans have been doing, even as much as ignorant politicians want us to believe that humans can change or influence what is taking place. The best we can do is to prepare best possible for these events in case they hit home, aside all this unfortunately we can expect more of the same.

Volcanoes, Earthquakes And The 3,600 Year Comet Cycle
By: Pierre Lescaudron

Another author you may want to check out was Immanuel Velikovsky who wrote extensively about these cyclical events.


7 posted on 07/21/2021 8:31:55 PM PDT by saintgermaine (Saintgermain the time traveler)
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To: MercyFlush

Collectivism at its best.

/s


8 posted on 07/21/2021 8:33:47 PM PDT by lightman (I am a binary Trinitarian. Deal with it!)
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“Not one tried to help.”

Typical of Chinese. No mercy. I read a story from a missionary in China in 1940 who saw a boat sink with people and pigs on board. The men in other boats went to the sinking boat, grabbed the pigs, ignored the drowning victims and departed.


9 posted on 07/21/2021 9:03:38 PM PDT by Falconspeed ("Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others." Robert Louis Stevenson.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe they had better stop CLOUD SEEDING.
But the CCP will do anything to force a DROUGHT on the entire west coast of America.


10 posted on 07/21/2021 9:31:40 PM PDT by doc maverick
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To: SeekAndFind

This goes on every year.

Some years worse than others.

They never do anything about it.

The government is not accountable and there is no free speech.


11 posted on 07/21/2021 9:46:05 PM PDT by ifinnegan ( Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: MercyFlush

Nice people the Chinese.


12 posted on 07/21/2021 10:07:07 PM PDT by jmacusa (America. Founded by geniuses . Now governed by idiots.)
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To: lightman

The people who ordered, designed, and built the myriad of dams that are failing left and right across China are the same ones that our political class aspire to emulate.


13 posted on 07/21/2021 10:20:27 PM PDT by Kangarew
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To: taterjay

We have just had a typhoon over Okinawa with tons and tons of rain heading directly square into China. So keep tuned for much more flooding.


14 posted on 07/21/2021 10:47:44 PM PDT by OKITRUMP77
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To: SeekAndFind

“Hovering over the freeways this morning is Sum Ting Wong in the Channel 5 Traffic Chopper. Summy, how does it look down there?”...


15 posted on 07/21/2021 11:12:44 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Chinese communism will look different once the masks come off.)
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To: ifinnegan

Build a major city with a subway system on the Yellow River’s flood plain with no dykes and yeah, this will happen, and frequently. The PLA should create their own Corps of Engineers and not bother so much about Taiwan. Most of Zhengzhou, with all of that swiftly moving water going through it, is now part of the Yellow River. And as bad as it is now, it’s probably going to get worse. There are apparently 3 dams upstream from Zhengzhou ready to go.


16 posted on 07/22/2021 12:32:22 AM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: SeekAndFind

“Two women were washed away by the flood when they tried to cross the street without help,” Xie said on July 21. “We were standing next to the street, but couldn’t do anything to help.”

Later, she was able to help another two women who were trapped in the waters, latching onto a traffic light pole to avoid being swept away.

“Two men organized us to stand hand-in-hand [to reach the women] and we dragged these two women back,” Xie said.


How many in our major cities would watch them go and simply film them being washed away.


17 posted on 07/22/2021 6:07:41 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: MercyFlush

I saw some very troubling video of Chinese people struggling for their lives in the floodwaters. Sometimes scores of people were watching and taking video.

Not one tried to help.


iPhone culture.


18 posted on 07/22/2021 6:09:24 AM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: SeekAndFind

The videos and pictures from the subway incident haunt me terribly. I would have been desperate to find a way out.

The subway cars in US systems have ceiling escape hatches, kind of like buses. Do those Chinese subway cars not have those access hatches?


19 posted on 07/22/2021 6:23:13 AM PDT by wbarmy (I chose to be a sheepdog once I saw what happens to the sheep.)
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Sinkhole in Mexico and Flooding in China......


20 posted on 07/22/2021 6:31:12 AM PDT by deport ( )
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