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Rain-triggered flood hits Yunnan

2010-08-17 14:51:45 GMT2010-08-17 22:51:45 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Flooded streets clog traffic in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. An overnight downpour on Sunday triggered widespread flooding, which displaced more than 10,000 people and submerged almost 30 hectares of vegetable crops. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A passerby checks a car stranded on a flooded street in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, to see whether there are people trapped, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A man stands on a flooded street in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Policemen help people get out of stranded cars on a flooded street in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

A man walks through the floodwater in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

People walk through floodwater in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Paramilitary police pile up sandbags to block the floodwater in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, Aug 15, 2010. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

An overnight downpour on Sunday triggered widespread flooding, which displaced more than 10,000 people and submerged almost 30 hectares of vegetable crops.

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