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Images: Massive floods expose Beijing's poor drainage system

 

 Images: Massive floods expose Beijings poor drainage system

A Chinese man carries a woman past a car partially submerged in floodwaters following a heavy rain in Beijing Saturday, July 21, 2012. China's government says the heaviest rains to hit Beijing in six decades. AP

 

A Chinese man uses a signboard to signal motorists driving through flooded street following a heavy rain in Beijing Saturday, July 21, 2012. China's government says the heaviest rains to hit Beijing in six decades. AP

 

Residents look at a stranded car on a flooded street amid heavy rainfalls in Beijing, July 21, 2012. The heaviest rain storm in six decades to hit the Chinese capital killed at least 10 people and caused widespread chaos, flooding streets and stranding 80,000 people at the city's main airport, state media reported on Sunday. . Reuters

 

Rescuers and residents stand next to a stranded car which is being pulled up from a flooded street under the Guangqumen overpass amid heavy rainfall in Beijing. Reuters

 

In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, streets are waterlogged in Gaoqiao township of Dongxing District in Neijiang, southwest China's Sichuan Province Sunday. AP

 

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Updated Date: Jul 23, 2012 14:20:24 IST

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