Beijing hit by heavy rains, deaths, damages, 2 million people impacted

Posted on July 23, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel Weather Issues

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 hours over the weekend, producing gusty winds and a tornado in one suburb, according to local media. Read Article

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