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Rain disrupts public transport in capital

By Yang Wanli and Hou Liqiang | China Daily | Updated: 2017-07-07 09:02

Heavy rainfall in Beijing and surrounding regions on Thursday severely disrupted public transport systems, with hundreds of trains and flights canceled, while rain continued to pound southern regions.

A downpour hit the capital on Thursday morning, bringing an end to a recent heat wave in northern China, and causing the cancellation of 601 flights as of 6 pm.

According to the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters, Beijing and surrounding regions, including Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong and Henan provinces, will be hit by heavy rainfall on Friday.

Rain disrupts public transport in capital

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