Record rain, floods hit Beijing


AFP: Beijing was hit by the heaviest rain it has experienced in 61 years on Saturday. At least 10 people within the city were killed. State media says a policeman was electrocuted by a fallen power line during a rescue operation. The Xinhua news agency says others were killed in traffic accidents and roof collapses.

Photo: A resident pushes her bicycle on a flooded street amid heavy rainfalls in Beijing. (China Daily via Reuters)

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    Yeah, I survived this. Water up to our knees, trudging through streets and up subway steps-turned-mini-waterfalls. And...
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    So climate change isn’t real, huh?
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