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China > Mainland > Floods, rainstorms sweep China

Torrential rain pounds C China

2010-07-14 08:27:57 GMT2010-07-14 16:27:57 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A villager checks his paddy field at Weidong Village in Jiangxia District of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 13, 2010. According to the record of local meteorologic authority, the rainfall in Jiangxia, Honghu, Yingshan and Luotian was over 500 millimeters from July 7 to July 13. The rainfall of Jiangxia from July 8 to 12 has set a record of the largest 5-day rainfall in the history. More than 110 hectares of paddy fields were affected by the heavy rainfall.(Xinhua/Zou Zuhu)

Electric workers lay power lines for water draining at Jiangxia District of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 13, 2010. According to the record of local meteorologic authority, the rainfall in Jiangxia, Honghu, Yingshan and Luotian was over 500 millimeters from July 7 to July 13. The rainfall of Jiangxia from July 8 to 12 has set a record of the largest 5-day rainfall in the history. (Xinhua/Zou Zuhu)

Citizens wait for bus at a waterlogged station at Jiangxia District of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, July 13, 2010. According to the record of local meteorologic authority, the rainfall in Jiangxia, Honghu, Yingshan and Luotian was over 500 millimeters from July 7 to July 13. The rainfall of Jiangxia from July 8 to 12 has set a record of the largest 5-day rainfall in the history. (Xinhua/Zou Zuhu)

Photo taken on July 13, 2010 shows a draining pump at Weidong Village in Jiangxia District of Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province. According to the record of local meteorologic authority, the rainfall in Jiangxia, Honghu, Yingshan and Luotian was over 500 millimeters from July 7 to July 13. The rainfall of Jiangxia from July 8 to 12 has set a record of the largest 5-day rainfall in the history. (Xinhua/Zou Zuhu)

According to the record of local meteorologic authority, the rainfall in Jiangxia, Honghu, Yingshan and Luotian was over 500 millimeters from July 7 to July 13.

The rainfall of Jiangxia from July 8 to 12 has set a record of the largest 5-day rainfall in the history. More than 110 hectares of paddy fields were affected by the heavy rainfall.

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