A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song
A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song

Desperate villagers in central China wade through waist-high floods to reach safety

  • Thousands said to be stranded near city of Xinxiang; at least 56 dead across Henan province
  • Rescue efforts still limited with some residents told ‘elderly and children to be saved first’

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song
A family walk out of the flooded village of Nanguanying near the city of Xinxiang in central China’s Henan province on Thursday. Photo: Simon Song
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