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Days of record-breaking rainfall have caused widespread floods across China’s Henan province.

Twelve people died after record-breaking rainfall flooded underground railway tunnels in China, leaving passengers trapped in rising waters.

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More than 500 people were eventually rescued from the tunnels in Henan province, officials said.

Around 150 children and teachers were rescued from a kindergarten.

China’s meteorological authority said heavy rain was likely to continue until Thursday.

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