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Dozens killed in China floods

Residents try to get through a residential alley which is blocked by a taxi which was washed there after a storm hit the city, blowing off rooftops which killed two people and injured six others, in Beijing on July 22, 2012 .
Residents try to get through a residential alley which is blocked by a taxi which was washed there after a storm hit the city, blowing off rooftops which killed two people and injured six others, in Beijing on July 22, 2012 .AFP - Getty Images

Reuters reports from Beijing — The Chinese capital's heaviest rainstorm in six decades killed at least 37 people, flooded streets and stranded 80,000 people at the main airport, state media and the government said on Sunday.

The storm, which started on Saturday afternoon and continued late into the night, flooded major roads and sent torrents of water tumbling down steps into underpasses. Read the full story.

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