BEIJING – About 10 people were killed after most heavy rainfall in 60 years struck the capital city of China This is also caused by floods, Xinhua news agency reported yesterday.
Around 80,000 people were trapped in a major airport here due to the rain.
Showers started in the middle day on Monday and continued until night.
Some sticks also flooded roads.
According to the news agency said, two people were killed after the roof of a building collapsed and another struck by lightning on the edge of death Tongzhou.
A few other deaths occurred due to electric shock due to the electric pole collapsed, Xinhua said.
According to the Beijing News, more than 500 flights were canceled at the Beijing International Airport.
However, the underground system is not affected even though there are many people who use them to return home after they were unable to use a taxi, bus and car.
According to Xinhua, the city has received an average of about 170 millimeters (mm) of rain. It reported Fangshan district municipality received a total of 460mm of rain.