Gallery: Fleeing the Flooding
Jul. 20, 2020
A resident flees her home on a bus Sunday as the waters of the Fengle River in the town of Sanhe in East China’s Anhui province reached the highest level on record after days of heavy rains.
A street cleaner works in the rain in the provincial capital of Hefei. Amid the flooding and rising water levels, city authorities on Sunday raised its flood response level to the highest.
A pedestrian wades through nearly waist-deep water in the city of Chaohu.
The incessant rains have flooded a pedestrian street in Hefei.
A shopkeeper in Hefei bails out her store.
A dam on the Huai River in Fuyang opens its sluice gates Monday to discharge flood waters.
Floodwaters surge over a dam on the Chuhe River that authorities blew up Sunday to lessen the growing flooding pressure.
Floodwaters overtake a house in Luan, Anhui.