Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Devastating China floods caused by Typhoon In-fa’s airflow hitting area of high pressure, say experts

  • The two meteorological phenomena combined over Zhengzhou with devastating consequences
  • The problem was compounded by the surrounding mountains that trapped atmospheric vapour over the city, on the banks of the flood-prone Yellow River

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
Residents wade through floodwaters in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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