Cambodia's capital flooded by heavy rain hit

19:29, July 02, 2010      

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Heavy rain hit Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh on Friday afternoon that has struck the flow of traffics.

Noeu Saroeun, chief of sewage system department of Phnom Penh Municipality said the several hours long heavy rain had caused many parts and major roads and boulevards in the city flooded.

He said the level of the flood was measured between 300 to 600 millimeters depending on places and spots.

However, he said, the flood was later released and traffic flow returned to normal despite certain places remained digested with flood as of late afternoon.

Cambodia has two seasons: rainy season starts from May through October and dry season starts from November through April. In rainy season, rain sometimes could last whole week.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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