An aerial view of the Atibainha dam in Nazare Paulista, São Paulo state. Brazil’s worst drought in 80 years has left the Cantareira resevoir, which provides greater São Paulo with most of its water, at its lowest level on record
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A man walks home through flood waters in the village of Mifol near the city of Vlora. Floods caused by heavy rains over the past few days have hit southern Albania, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of villagers after rivers flooded hundreds of homes and many roads.
A woman walks past houses that were heavily damaged by flash floods two months earlier, in the coastal Moroccan village of Aglou, north of Sidi Ifni. The floods, that were described by the residents as the heaviest storms to hit southern Morocco in decades, killed at least 32 people and left others homeless.
A boy looks for recyclable materials among the garbage washed ashore by Typhoon Hagupit in Cavite, south of Manila in the Philippines. The typhoon weakened further on Tuesday as the storm crawled across the central Philippines.
An aerial photograph shows the eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan. More than 30 hikers were found dead on Sunday on the mountainside, a day after the eruption sent plumes of smoke hundreds of metres into the sky.
Firefighters battle the King Fire in the community of Fresh Pond in El Dorado County, California
A fishing boat passes the Super Shuttle Ferry 7 which capsized in strong winds and huge waves unleashed by Typhoon Kalmaegi, locally named Luis, in Manila Bay, Philippines. All 15 crew were rescued.
Mount Tavurvur erupting in eastern Papua New Guinea, spewing rocks and ash into the air, forcing the evacuation of local communities and international flights to be re-routed
Dozens of people were killed and more than a million affected as floods driven by monsoon rains ravaged the northern and eastern states of India over the weekend.
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Children swim in floodwater caused by Typhoon Halong in the town of Hermosa, Bataan province, Philippines, on Tuesday
A villager and her two-year-old grandchild sit in front of their collapsed house after an earthquake in Longtoushan, Ludian county, Yunnan province, China. A magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit the area on Sunday killing at least 400 people.
Fuzhou, Fujian province, China, as Typhoon Matmo is downgraded from a typhoon to a tropical storm.
A survivor sits in front of his tent near the site of Friday’s landslide that buried Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province, northeastern Afghanistan, on Tuesday.
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Typhoon victims queue for food at an evacuation centre in Tacloban city in central Philippines on Thursday. Thousands of people made homeless by the super Typhoon Haiyan, which hit the central part of the country nearly 100 days ago, are still living in tents and makeshift shelters.
A couple canoe along Riverside road in flooded Wraysbury in Berkshire. The Environment Agency has issued severe flood warnings for a number of areas on the river Thames west of London, England
Marooned properties in the village of Moorland on the Somerset Levels, England. Thousands of acres in the area have been under water for weeks, yet flood levels are still rising and more rain is forecast.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales meets locals as he visits flood affected parts of Somerset on Tuesday in Muchleney, United Kingdom.
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A baby rests on a hammock inside an indoor basketball gym, which has been turned into an evacuation centre for flooding victims, in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte in the Philippines. The death toll from the floods and landslides in Mindanao caused by a lingering low-pressure area climbed to 34 on Friday, while more than 300,000 people have been displaced due to flooding and landslides.
A wildfire burns in the hills north of the San Gabriel Valley community of Glendora, California. Authorities have ordered the evacuation of houses at the edge of the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains
People ride on a horse-drawn carriage through floodwaters in Jakarta on Monday. Thousands of residents have been evacuated after floods hit the Indonesian capital following heavy rains.