rainfall has caused a football stadium to flood so much the
goalposts are under water and it now looks like nothing more than a
giant swimming pool.
said similar freak weather conditions have not been seen for
decades, and tens of thousands are now being evacuated from their
storms in the city of Ezhou, in Central China’s Hubei Province,
have inundated the streets with water and have caused serious
disruptions to public transport.
Stadium, the city’s landmark, is now also full of floodwater,
making it look more like a bathtub than football grounds.
said it is the first time in 30 years, since the stadium’s
completion, that it has ever been flooded, with water covering the
pitch and even reaching above the goal at either end.
rainfall in a Chinese city has caused flooding in a football
stadium which now resembles a giant swimming …
pictures of the open-roof stadium have since gone viral online,
with netizens joking that the stadium seems to hold water quite
officials are desperately dealing with the aftermath of one of the
wettest summers on record, with rainfall still continuing to batter
the city where 27 people have died and 16 remain unaccounted for.
city’s Meteorological Bureau has issued ongoing storm warnings,
with reports saying tens of thousands have been evacuated and
the beginning of July at least 14 provinces have reported floods
and landslides caused by non-stop rainstorms, with some regions
experiencing 300 millimetres of rainfall in just 24 hours.