More than 30 thousand people were evacuated in China's Hubei province. There broke through the dam that could not stand the load from the ongoing month of rain. In many areas the situation is critical. Under water all the new settlements. The number of victims including from landslides.
Beijing after 2 days of incessant rains began to sink. Hundreds of flights canceled. Some metro stations are closed, under ground is also a flood. If the center of Beijing just damp - drainage system has to cope, as the distance to the outskirts of the water on the knee. Stormwater from half-day to pump out the water. 6 hours completely flooded streets in several areas. The drivers were pulled from the water traps of the machines themselves, but most simply left. Home had to walk, with flights took dozens of routes. Closed Western railway station, high-speed trains did not go a few hours. Could not stand even the Great wall of China. After showers creeping serpent, and collapsed part of the land near Tianjin.
Beijing municipality Thursday morning gave the second yellow danger level. Someone carelessly shoots each other on the phone. In the neighboring province of Hubei in people hands suitcases. There entered at once the last red level and the evacuation began. During the day there are more than 30 people were missing. Evacuated more than 30 thousand inhabitants in the province of Hubei in Central China. There dam burst and away from flooded homes can now only float away.
Such a rainy summer I do not remember since 1998. From June in the Central provinces and in the East in the floods and landslides have killed more than 200 people.
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