Deadly Beijing floods prompt infrastructure questions


Chinese media and internet users have raised questions after the heaviest rainfall to hit Beijing in 60 years left 37 people dead.

Newspapers and netizens asked why drains in the capital could not cope and why more warnings were not given.

The storm struck Beijing on Saturday night, with torrential rain continuing for several hours.

Roads were flooded and thousands stranded at transport hubs by the bad weather.

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