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Dealing With the Deluge
Beijing was hit by the heaviest rains in 61 years, triggering floods and other natural disasters in some districts. The rain revealed a weakness in Beijing' ability to cope with emergencies
Rain Havoc

The heaviest rain in six decades struck Beijing on July 21, leaving an average of 170 mm of precipitation across the entire city and 225 mm in the urban center. With an average annual precipitation of only 585 mm, the 16 hours of nearly constant downpour wreaked havoc on Beijing's infrastructure

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