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Massive Rainstorm Floods Beijing – Beijing Video

Massive Rainstorm Floods Beijing (ROUGH CUT — NO REPORTER NARRATION) The heaviest rain storm in six decades to hit the Chinese capital killed at least 10 people and caused widespread chaos, flooding streets and stranding 80000 people at the city’s main airport. The storm, which started on Saturday afternoon and continued late into the night, […]

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Beijing Floods – Citizens Push Cop Car After Record Beijing Storms – Beijing Video

Chaoyang District, Beijing. Police car had some trouble driving up my street after the storms, so some helpful (read: drunk) citizens helped them push it through the river.

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Beijing’s deadly floods cast doubt on China’s building boom – CBS News

(CBS News) Parts of China have suffered unusually heavy rains. Beijing got the equivalent of six months’ rain in one day. Then came deadly flooding, and now, say critics, comes a torrent of propaganda. It was the worst flooding in 60 years, but a lot of … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing floods leave 37 dead as more rain forecasted – New York Daily News

More rain is expected to hit Beijing this week, barely giving residents time to cope with Saturday’s catastrophic deluge. The torrential downpours – the heaviest in China in 60 years – have left 37 dead, a death toll that may continue to rise as rescuers … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing floods unleash online criticism of government (+video) – The Christian Science Monitor

Some 500 flights into or out of Beijing Capital Airport were canceled. Reportedly 736 homes were flooded, and 66,000 residents in the hardest-hit areas had been temporarily located, many from the suburban district of Fangshan. At least 31 roads … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Beijing Meets Critics Online in Wake of Deadly Floods – Wall Street Journal

Skies were blue and streets mostly dry on Sunday and Monday in Beijing, with only a scattering of abandoned cars as a reminder of the downpour that caused flooding throughout the sprawling capital and killed at least 37 people  on Saturday. Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Floods Ease in Beijing After Rainstorms Leave at Least 37 Dead – Bloomberg

A weekend storm that dumped as much as 16 inches of rain in Beijing, the most since records were first kept 60 years ago, left 37 people dead, including a man who drowned in his car after it was submerged under a bridge. The July 21 rainstorm … Full News here – Beijing – Bing […]

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Fury after 37 killed in Beijing floods – CNN

(Hong Kong) (CNN)– What has been described as the “heaviest rain in six decades” left at least 37 people dead and raised criticism about Beijing’s infrastructure and the government’s response to disasters. The torrential downpour lasted 10 … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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Deadly Beijing Floods Spark Anger, Questions – Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—Flooding that killed more than three dozen people in Beijing this weekend sparked anger and questions over how a city lauded for its new infrastructure and rapid modernization could suffer so tragically. Urban areas of Beijing were hit with an … Full News here – Beijing – Bing News

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