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Heavy rain hits C China

2012-08-07 07:03:20 GMT2012-08-07 15:03:20(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Firefighters rescue trapped people in Shiyan, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 6, 2012. Thirteen people were dead and three others remain missing after a strong rainstorm battered the city of Shiyan from Saturday night to Monday morning. Maximum precipitation surpassing 400mm has triggered floods and landslides in the city, affecting 120,000 households, the municipal government said. (Xinhua/Cao Zhonghong)

A rescuer evacuates a trapped person in Shiyan, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 6, 2012. Thirteen people were dead and three others remain missing after a strong rainstorm battered the city of Shiyan from Saturday night to Monday morning. Maximum precipitation surpassing 400mm has triggered floods and landslides in the city, affecting 120,000 households, the municipal government said. (Xinhua/Cao Zhonghong)

Vehicles are damaged in flood in Shiyan, central China's Hubei Province, Aug. 6, 2012. Thirteen people were dead and three others remain missing after a strong rainstorm battered the city of Shiyan from Saturday night to Monday morning. Maximum precipitation surpassing 400mm has triggered floods and landslides in the city, affecting 120,000 households, the municipal government said. (Xinhua/Cao Zhonghong)

Photo taken on Aug. 6, 2012 shows the broken trees on the street in Shiyan, central China's Hubei Province. Thirteen people were dead and three others remain missing after a strong rainstorm battered the city of Shiyan from Saturday night to Monday morning. Maximum precipitation surpassing 400mm has triggered floods and landslides in the city, affecting 120,000 households, the municipal government said. (Xinhua/Cao Zhonghong)

Thirteen people were dead and three others remain missing after a strong rainstorm battered the city of Shiyan from Saturday night to Monday morning. Maximum precipitation surpassing 400mm has triggered floods and landslides in the city, affecting 120,000 households, the municipal government said.

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