Flights resume in Beijing; heavy rain for next 3 days

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Flights have resumed at Beijing Capital International Airport after a thunder storm hit the city at 8 p.m. Sunday causing disruptions, the airport announced on its website.

The storm had delayed a total of 170 out-bound flights and canceled 25 fights as of 9 p.m., according to the announcement.

The airport suspended flights at 7:40 p.m. Sunday due to the storm, which stopped at about 9:30 p.m..

The National Meteorological Center forecast heavy rain for central Hunan, eastern Jiangxi, Zhejiang, and Fujian provinces as the country begins Monday its three-day national holiday.

Thunder storms are forecast for Inner Mongolia, the northeast, and the north during the next three days.

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