Zhengzhou is the world’s largest producer of Apple iPhones. According to a report by Bloomberg news agency, at least 12 people have also lost their lives in the rain here. Zhengzhou received a record 457.5 millimeters (18 inches) of rain in 24 hours from 5 p.m. on Tuesday. Inbound flights to the city have been suspended due to heavy rains and floods. While the rescue operation is going on to evacuate the local people to a safer area. Zhengzhou generally receives an average annual rainfall of about 640.8 mm.
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Due to heavy rains, the power has been cut in the city for 24 hours. The streets are full of water. Several videos of floods are being shared on social media, in which vehicles can be seen drowning on the roads.
“Climate change has made extreme weather such as heat waves and floods more frequent and more deadly over the past 20 years,” said Greenpeace East Asia climate and energy campaigner Liu Junyan. “The recent events in Henan along with North America and Europe are a wakeup call to warn people of the scourge of climate change,” he said.
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The largest iPhone manufacturing plant in the world is located in Zhengzhou, Henan. It is owned by High Precision Industry Company of Taiwan. The entire city is in the grip of floods due to heavy rains. Due to this the work of the company has also been affected. Production has stopped for a few days.
Bloomberg quoted a representative as saying that the company could produce 5 lakh iPhones a day. Zhengzhou is known as iPhone City in China.
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The floods in Henan have raised another concern. This province is the second largest food supplier in China. About a quarter of the country’s wheat crop comes from here. Henan is also a major center for coal and metals.
More than 160 trains stopped at Zhengzhoudong Railway Station
Rain water entered the city’s ‘Line Five’ subway tunnel, trapping several passengers on a train. It was told in the news that police officers, fire brigade personnel and other local sub-district personnel are engaged in rescue work on the spot. The water in the ‘subway’ is receding and the passengers are safe for the time being. More than 160 trains were stopped at Zhengzhoudong Railway Station. 260 flights to and from the city have been canceled at Zhengzhou airport.
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