Slack drainage turns cities into lakes

Updated: 2011-06-22 10:49


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Slack drainage turns cities into lakes
Cars drive through floodwaters in Xuhui district in Shanghai, June 10, 2011. As rains continue to batter most parts of East, Central and South China, the drainage systems in many cities cannot cope with the deluge, leaving the cities soaked in lake-like conditions and people questioning why the systems are not functioning when they need them. [Photo/Xinhua]

Slack drainage turns cities into lakes
Two girls wade through floodwaters in Poyang county, East China's Jiangxi province, June 15, 2011. [Photo/Xinhua]

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