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Heavy rains, flooding plague Beijing

Joe Chan / Reuters

Rescuers and residents stand next to a stranded car being pulled up from a flooded street under the Guangqumen overpass amid heavy rainfall in Beijing, July 21. According to local media, a driver of another submerged car was confirmed dead at the hospital. The heaviest rain in 61 years that lashed Beijing Saturday has left at least four people dead and six others injured, cutting off traffic and also severely disrupting air travel, Xinhua News Agency reported.