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Flooding Not Over in Beijing

After Saturday's deluge paralyzed China's capital, Beijing is bracing for more.The city's meteorological bureau issued a yellow alert on Wednesday, warning of more rain to come. Authorities were earlier criticized for failing to properly notify Beijing residents of the torrential rain over the weekend. Locals are also angry over the city's poor drainage system that turned many streets into rivers. The additional rain forecast from Wednesday to Thursday would add around another two inches, according to State-run Xinhua News Agency. The yellow alert is the third of the city's five-level scale. It covers several districts including Fangshan -- one of the areas worst hit during the weekend. Chinese netizens have posted pictures of the flood aftermath in Fangshan and elsewhere in Beijing, contesting the official statistic on the death toll, which for now stands at 37. For more news and videos visit ☛ Follow us on Twitter ☛ Add us on Facebook ☛

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