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Trace of devastating storm in C China

2009-06-05 06:12:10 GMT2009-06-05 14:12:10 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The photo taken on June 4, 2009 shows a scene of a village hit by the destructive hail storm in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province. The instantaneous wind-force mounted up to grade 10 when the gale, rain and hail hit Shangqiu city on the night of June 3. A number of 18 deaths and 84 injuries were reported due to the storm and over 4000 houses collapsed and over 130 hectares of harvesting wheat were blown fallen up to the report time. The local administration has performed

The photo taken on June 4, 2009 shows the wire poles, trees and ad board blown down during the destructive hail storm occurred in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Cui Shenyi)

The photo taken on June 4, 2009 shows the wire poles, trees and ad board blown down during the destructive hail storm occurred in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province. The instantaneous wind-force mounted up to grade 10 when the gale, rain and hail hit Shangqiu city on the night of June 3. (Xinhua/Cui Shenyi)

Villager Xia Chaozhong, whose injured wife and child have been sent to hospital, points to the fallen tree during the hail storm in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province, June 4, 2009. The instantaneous wind-force mounted up to grade 10 when the gale, rain and hail hit Shangqiu city on the night of June 3. (Xinhua/Cui Shenyi)

The photo taken on June 4, 2009 shows a broken tree hit by the destructive hail storm in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province. The instantaneous wind-force mounted up to grade 10 when the gale, rain and hail hit Shangqiu city on the night of June 3. (Xinhua/Cui Shenyi)

Photos taken on June 4, 2009 shows a scene of a village hit by the destructive hail storm in Yongcheng, Shangqiu City of central China's Henan Province.

The instantaneous wind-force mounted up to grade 10 when the gale, rain and hail hit Shangqiu city on the night of June 3. A number of 18 deaths and 84 injuries were reported due to the storm and over 4000 houses collapsed and over 130 hectares of harvesting wheat were blown fallen up to the report time. The local administration has performed actions to rescue and assist the victims.

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