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Rain storms trigger flood in SW China

2012-07-05 01:11:23 GMT2012-07-05 09:11:23(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Vehicles are submerged in Wangyuan City of Dazhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 4, 2012. Rain storms since June 30 have killed three people and affected more than 620,000 people in Dazhou City, local authorities said Monday. The rain storms also destroyed 2,419 houses and damaged another 5,529 dwellings in the city, an official of Dazhou municipal government said. (Xinhua/Deng Liangkui)

Photo taken on July 4, 2012 shows damaged pier of Lishu Bridge in Wangyuan City of Dazhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Rain storms since June 30 have killed three people and affected more than 620,000 people in Dazhou City, local authorities said Monday. The rain storms also destroyed 2,419 houses and damaged another 5,529 dwellings in the city, an official of Dazhou municipal government said. (Xinhua/Deng Liangkui)

Vessels are anchored to take shelter from the rain-triggered flood in Dazhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 4, 2012. Rain storms since June 30 have killed three people and affected more than 620,000 people in Dazhou City, local authorities said Monday. The rain storms also destroyed 2,419 houses and damaged another 5,529 dwellings in the city, an official of Dazhou municipal government said. (Xinhua/Deng Liangkui)

Rain storms since June 30 have killed three people and affected more than 620,000 people in Dazhou City, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

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