Beijing Flooding Kills At Least 20

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At least 20 people died this weekend in China due to record-breaking rainfall.

The Global Post reported 20 people were killed as a result of heavy rains in China, while The Wall Street Journal reports 37 people have died because of the downpour.

Almost 70,000 residents were displaced due to flooding, The Wall Street Journal said.

More than 18 inches of rain fell in the Hebei Township, washing out roads and cellphone and Internet services, the Global Post said, breaking a record set in 1951.

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