- Several users have shared impressive shots of the floods in China.
- The videos have been viralized by the TikTok platform.
- So far the list of deceased has risen to 25 people.
The constant rains in central China resulted in severe flooding, causing growing concern for locals and pedestrians outside their homes; according to different media, the site that was most affected was the Zhengzhou subway, where at least 25 people lost their lives.
The users were the ones who reported the impressive event, sharing the videos and images of the event on different platforms, where it is observed how the water reached their necks and they could not escape. Several of those clips have remained as testimony of the minutes of amazement and fear that they lived; TikTok is one of the social networks where they expressed themselves, asking users to be aware of the situation they are going through and warning about ‘climate change’.
China flood videos TikTok: Flood in Zhengzhou, China
One of the first videos that stands out in TikTok searches is that of a man who is in his car, while he watches with shock how the streets have turned into rivers, due to the heavy rains that have afflicted the area for days; he can’t do more than watch and wait for someone to show up to help him.
In the shot it is observed how the water reaches new levels and sometimes covers the windshield, while the man who is in the pilot’s seat does not know how to react, another person travels next to him who is the one who is recording the event that impacted others; In the description of the video, it is mentioned that so far the floods in China have left a balance of 12 dead in the Zhengzhou subway station, although reports indicate that rescue teams are still searching.
China flood videos TikTok: Community helps those affected
In the following video you can see how a group of people do relief work, trying to help a woman who fell into the strong currents that dragged her down the street. In the clip you can see how they have given her a rope to hold onto, that she holds the rope tightly, while the men pull, trying to put her to safety.
There were moments of anguish that the lady lived, who in a constant ‘push and pull’ was able to reach the highest end of the place, to be helped by the men, who seem to have asked her how she was doing and lead her to a place where she is safe, it is at that moment that the shot is cut, but in the comments it is read that the woman could be safe. Filed Under: China TikTok Flood Videos
China flood videos TikTok: The shocking video of the subway
The user who shared this video shows the moments of anguish experienced by the people who were trapped in the Zhengzhou subway, due to the fact that the water began to enter the wagons and reach very dangerous heights. In this clip it appears at first how the station looked from the outside, the water was running and they looked like small streams.
But the most surprising shot is the one taken by some users inside a wagon where you can see that the water reaches their neck and they only lift their belongings to prevent them from getting wet, they have their hands firmly placed on the tube, while some They light up the room with their phones, to be able to observe what the competent authorities come to their rescue. Filed Under: China TikTok Flood Videos
China flood videos TikTok: Cars floated
The rain does not stop and increases the flow of water, to the point that cars float. This video in particular shows how the force of water can overturn trucks and make human beings witness a shot that seems to be taken from a science fiction movie, due to the unpublished images that only nature can offer.
The people who are recording the unusual scene are located on the balcony, which gives them some security against the alarming currents of water and the height it reached, in an instant the lens begins to focus as the cars are overturned and are floating above the water, as if they were ‘rubber ducks’; The next shot portrays a different scene, of how a person is dragged by the current and no one can approach to help, due to the increased flow of water. Filed Under: China TikTok Flood Videos
China flood videos TikTok: Subway facilities found flooded
There were several videos that came out of the flood in central China, but the ones that surprised the most were those taken inside the subway facilities, where it is observed how the water runs through the stations, while people try to get to safety and avoid having an accident due to the force with which it devastates.
In this clip, it is observed in the first instance how a person is in the men’s car and this focuses the camera on the doors where it is possible to appreciate that the water has reached a surprisingly high height while they try to hold onto the tubes , trying not to let the water touch their faces and not make it difficult for them to breathe, although it seems that the situation is getting complicated every minute it takes for help to arrive. Filed Under: China TikTok Flood Videos
People were desperate
In Henan province, the situation worsened and the images that were released show how people are desperate for what they are living, watching in the distance how cars move according to the currents they sweep over them and hit some with others, as if it were a domino game.
The description of the video mentions that they were rains that broke the record in the country and that it had worsened since last Sunday, when the flow of water increased and the floods had reached an alarming height, causing serious damage to the affected populations that unfortunately they left irreplaceable damage, such as the deaths and disappearances of people. Filed Under: China TikTok Flood Videos
What is happening in China?
It has been the different media that have spoken about the situation that China is going through, where the torrential rains broke a record due to its density and the floods that have caused in different communities of the western country and that many have cataloged due to the climate change.
It was through social networks that the videos showed the severity of the floods, and through this means the situation they are going through was known; according to New York TimesChina has a history of catastrophic flooding and the government has tried to control the country’s rivers and streams, but the risks of extreme weather appear to have increased in recent decades, damaging drainage systems and rescue efforts, putting a strain on to the leaders
The list of deceased
Twelve people have died after record-breaking rains and flooding underground rail tunnels in China, leaving passengers trapped in the rising waters. Unfortunately when help arrived, in some cases unfortunately they were only able to remove the bodies of people who did not survive.
According to BBC News reports, in total, 25 people have died in Henan province and more than a dozen cities are affected, in addition to the fact that until now there is no exact number of missing people, but there is one full mobilization for the search by specialized authorities.
They have already been evacuated
According to CNN World, more than 100,000 people have been evacuated from Zhengzhou, a city of 12.6 million on the banks of the Yellow River, with the collaboration of hundreds of people belonging to emergency personnel deployed to help in the effort, due to the alarming numbers of missing persons, damages and dangers facing the community right now.
These are the measures that the Chinese government has taken and that serve to prevent more deaths, in addition to being taken as a preventive measure and it is expected that by next week they will be able to return to their homes, but everything can change if the height of the water it continues to rise as torrential rains continue.
Gongyi was also evacuated
The city of Gongyi, is located near Zhengzhou and also experienced catastrophic rains that have been increasing in recent hours, according to local media it was reported that at least four people died, as the floodwaters washed away residential areas , forcing more than 20,000 people to leave their homes.
So far it is the protection measures that have helped the authorities in China, who hope to be able to rescue more people who were affected by the torrential floods, as well as the bodies of the disappeared, who could be under the rubble of cars. that were overturned by strong currents.
The president of China pronounces on the matter
According to CNN World, Chinese President Xi Jinping referred to the ongoing floods and described the situation as “very serious”, ordering the authorities to “give priority to the safety of the lives and property of people ”, so the security protocol was activated and the search for people in danger was activated.
It’s common for China to suffer from rains during the summer season, but recent rains have broken a record and alarmed scientists and officials, who have wondered if the western country is prepared to deal with more extreme and unpredictable weather amplified by climate change that has afflicted the entire world.
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