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How record rainfall overwhelmed Zhengzhou

'Sponge City' infrastructure upgrades may not be enough to handle flooding

Torrential rain on July 20 ravaged Zhengzhou, China, turning streets into rivers.   © Reuters

The evening of July 20 left a devastating memory for many people in Zhengzhou, in China's central Henan Province, as record rainfall inundated the city.

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