People form a huddle to walk through waist-deep water in Zhengzhou, China.
Twitter/Manya Koetse
  • Video from Chinese social media shows people teaming up to battle flood waters in Zhengzhou, China.
  • The group clung to each other to get across a submerged street without getting swept away.
  • The city of Zhengzhou is battling catastrophic flooding, with at least 33 dead.
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Video from devastating floods in Zhengzhou, China, shows people huddling together to avoid being swept away.

The video shows them crossing the street, with some people holding umbrellas.

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The video was shared on Twitter by Manya Koetse, who tracks trends on Chinese social media. She posted it as part of a thread about videos of the flooding in China.

The city of Zhengzhou, home to around 12 million people, has been hit by devastating flooding.

At least 33 people have died, including 12 who were stuck in flooded subway cars, Reuters reported.

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated, according to Reuters.

People have been stuck on trains and in their homes as water levels rise, and videos show cars being swept away.

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