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Heavy rain causes flood in SW China

2010-06-01 11:10:25 GMT2010-06-01 19:10:25 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Laibin City Experimental Middle School is besieged by flood caused by heavy rains in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010. It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding. (Xinhua/Lu Zhe)

Laibin City Experimental Middle School is besieged by flood caused by heavy rains in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010. It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Rescuers using a lifeboat to rescue residents trapped by the flood in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010. It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Rescuers using a lifeboat to rescue students trapped at the flooded campus of Laibin City Experimental Middle School in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010. It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding. (Xinhua/Lu Zhe)

Rescuers using a lifeboat to rescue residents trapped by the flood in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010. It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding. (Xinhua/Li Bin)

Laibin City Experimental Middle School is besieged by flood caused by heavy rains in Laibin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 1, 2010.

It said 11 townships in Guangxi have received more than 300 millimeters of rain since Monday night, with several suffering from flooding.

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