At least 25 people have died and seven are unaccounted for as a result of record rainfall and flooding in the city of Zhengzhou, capital of the central Chinese province of Henan, according to the state-run Global Times.

Over 1.24 million people have been affected by the natural disaster, with some 36,000 “seriously” affected and roughly 160,000 people evacuated to safe places, according to local authorities. EFE