The number of victims of flooding caused by torrential rains last Saturday in Beijing, has grown from 37 to 77 people, reports Xinhua news agency on Thursday, citing the city government.
Record in 1951 were deposited in the Chinese capital on Saturday. Heavy rain had stopped by Sunday morning, but rescuers several days Debris clearing, in which found new body.
According to local media, in the night from Saturday to Sunday in the city limits has fallen over 220 millimeters of rain in some parts of the city received more than 460 millimeters of rain.
Due to bad weather closed the international airport "Beijing Capital", and urban roads are in some sections impassable for cars.