Fri, August 15, 2008
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Beijing's heavy rainfall

2008-08-15 07:28:34 GMT2008-08-15 15:28:34 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A child plays in the rain outside a corridor at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, captial of China, Aug. 14, 2008. Beijing witnessed a heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon. (Xinhua Photo/Jin Liangkuai)

Spectators behind a cameraman leave as the races of canoe/kayak-slalom are postponed to tomorrow, at Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park in Beijing, China, Aug. 14, 2008. The races of canoe/kayak-slalom are postponed to Aug. 15 due to the rain. (Xinhua Photo/Liu Dawei)

A child plays in the rain at the National Stadium, also known as "Bird's Nest" in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 14, 2008. A heavy rainfall Thursday afternoon did not stopped people from visiting the stadium. (Xinhua Photo/Jiang Hongjing)

A heavy downpour in Beijing halted many events during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 14, 2008.

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