Chinese subway passengers trapped by rising floodwaters as torrential rain pounds Henan province (VIDEOS)

Subway riders

Subway riders in Zhengzhou in China’s Henan province found themselves trapped by rising floodwaters on Tuesday as rivers burst their banks, pouring into streets and disrupting train services after 200mm of rain fell in one hour.

Footage circulating online shows subway passengers in murky, near shoulder-deep water inside a train carriage, as railway services were suspended amid the chaos caused by the deluge.

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