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Rainstorms pound China's Hubei Province

2010-07-10 04:06:34 GMT2010-07-10 12:06:34 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A bus is immersed in floodwater in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, July 9, 2010. A new round of rainstorms pounded provinces in central and southwest China on Friday. (Xinhua)

Cars wade through a water-logged road in Chongqing, southwest China, July 9, 2010. A new round of rainstorms pounded provinces in central and southwest China on Friday. (Xinhua)

A road is destroyed by the flood caused by heavy rain at Pubaipu Village of Wenquan Town, Yingshan County of central China's Hubei Province, July 9, 2010. A rainstorm hit the Dabie Mountain area in east Hubei, afecting about 500,000 residents. The 24-hour rainfall was up to 282.9 mm, breaking the record of the largest rainfall since 1954. The rainstorm left 3 people dead, 1 seriously injured and 1 missing. (Xinhua/Pi Shuchu)

A bus is immersed in floodwater in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, July 9, 2010. A new round of rainstorms pounded provinces in central and southwest China on Friday. (Xinhua)

People walk past a dyke collapsed in heavy rain at Nanchongfan Village of Wenquan Town, Yingshan County of central China's Hubei Province, July 9, 2010. A rainstorm hit the Dabie Mountain area in east Hubei, affecting about 500,000 residents. The 24-hour rainfall was up to 282.9 mm, breaking the record of the largest rainfall since 1954. The rainstorm left 3 people dead, 1 seriously injured and 1 missing. (Xinhua/Pi Shuchu)

A new round of rainstorms pounded provinces in central and southwest China on Friday. (Xinhua)

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