Two people died in floods in the Chinese capital after several days of continuous rain. Cars were swept away, as the rain washed out roads. Two bodies were found in Mentougou during the evacuation.
Three of the five rivers that make up the Hai River basin rose to dangerous levels on Monday. Several houses were washed into the Yongding River, and about 55,000 people were evacuated in Baoding.
Doksuri was one of the strongest typhoons to hit China in recent years. Last weekend, it triggered floods in Fujian, forcing many people to leave their homes. Beijing received an average of 176.9mm of rain between Saturday and Monday, with the maximum recorded rainfall at a weather station in Mentougou reaching 580.9mm.
More than 31,000 people were evacuated from the Chinese capital, work at 4,000 construction sites was stopped, 20,000 buildings were inspected for damage, and tourist attractions were closed. Both Beijing airports canceled over 200 flights.
As of Monday, the rain affected 358 roads in the capital of China.