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Natural disasters

Deadly floods hit central China as military warns of dam collapse

Xi orders relief reinforcement, prevention measures in Henan Province

Aerial view of the rain pouring in Zhengzhou city, central China's Henan province, 21 July 2021.    © AP

SHANGHAI -- Deadly flooding in central China has prompted Chinese President Xi Jinping to order relief measures on Wednesday as the country's military warns of an imminent dam collapse following record rainfalls in recent days.

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