Fire Services Battle Floods After Heavy Rainfall in China's Henan Province

Relief efforts by Henan fire services were observed after heavy flooding struck the province on August 22.

This footage, posted to Weibo by Henan Fire, shows firefighters attempting to drain water from flooded streets and alleys, push stranded cars through the deluge, and rescue elderly and juvenile citizens who found themselves caught in a precarious position.

An alert issued by the Henan Meteorological Service stated that the extreme rainfall would ease towards the end of August 22.

Flooding killed in excess of 300 people last month in Henan alone, according to the South China Morning Post. Credit: Henan Fire via Storyful

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