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Yemenis stand on a car at a flooded street following heavy rain, in Sana’a. Torrential rain hit Sanaa and most parts of Yemen as summer temperatures soar

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People cross a flooded road following torrential rains on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan. The death toll in Pakistan due to heavy rains over the last few days have risen to 75 

Storm Gertrude Brings More Weather Alerts To The UK...TEWKESBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 04:  Swans swim on flood waters sitting around Tewkesbury Abbey after weeks of heavy rain on January 4, 2016 in Tewkesbury, England. Storm Gertrude is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and the threat of more flooding to the UK as well as causing widespread disruption to transport and infrastructure.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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Swans swim on flood waters sitting around Tewkesbury Abbey after weeks of heavy rain Tewkesbury, England. Storm Gertrude is the latest winter storm to bring heavy rain fall and the threat of more flooding to the UK

Children commute in a water basin at a flooded market in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on Friday. Vast swathes of farmlands inundated by Typhoon Koppu in October were flooded again this week by rains from Typhoon Melor and the flooding could worsen or spread to other areas as a second storm in less than a week threatens the country.

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Children commute in a water basin at a flooded market in Candaba, Pampanga, north of Manila on Friday. Vast swathes of farmlands inundated by Typhoon Koppu in October were flooded again this week by rains from Typhoon Melor

Filipino villagers maneuver on floodwater in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, southern Manila, Philippines, 17 December 2015. Relief officials on 16 December 2015 rushed aid to tens of thousands of people affected by a typhoon that left at least 12 people dead as a new tropical depression entered Philippine territory. The weather bureau said the tropical depression was spotted Wednesday afternoon 650km off Mati City, in the southern province of Davao Oriental. The arrival of the new tropical depression comes on the heels of Typhoon Melor, which pummeled the Philippines during the past three days. The weather bureau said a weakened Melor, with maximum sustained winds of 100kph near the center and gusts of up to 130kph, continued to move westward at 7kph in the South China Sea.

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Filipino villagers maneuver on floodwater in the typhoon-hit town of La Paz, Tarlac province, southern Manila, Philippines, on Thursday

Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall last night

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Glenridding after the river in the town in Cumbria burst its banks again following continued rainfall overnight on Thursday

 A Filipino boy wades next to a church at the flood-hit town of Calumpit, Bulacan province, northern Manila, Philippines, 21 October 2015. The death toll in a powerful storm that battered the northern Philippines has risen to 35, with nearly half a million people displaced, disaster relief officials said. Most of the fatalities either drowned in floods that reached up to the roofs in some areas, were buried in landslides, or hit by toppled trees or collapsed walls caused by typhoon Koppu. Koppu, which flooded rice-growing provinces, caused damage to agriculture and infrastructure worth at least 6.56 billion pesos (142.60 million dollars), the national disaster relief agency said

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A Filipino boy wades next to a church at the flood-hit town of Calumpit, Bulacan province, northern Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday. The Philippines suffered severe flooding after being hit by Typhoon Koppu

 Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft  at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, 19 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said. Two people drowned in the province of Nueva Ecija, according to Governor Aurelio Umali, while one person was electrocuted in Tarlac province and a 14-year-old boy was hit by a falling tree in Manila, disaster relief officials said. The Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones every year, causing floods, landslides and other accidents. The strongest typhoon - Haiyan - hit the country in November 2013, killing more than 6,300 people. Haiyan also displaced more than four million people after it wiped out entire villages in the central Philippines

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Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes

epa04887005 A girl stands amid floodwaters at her flooded home in a squatters' area after heavy rains in Kathmandu, Nepal, 17 August 2015. Hundreds of houses at a Bagmati squatters' settlement became waterlogged after the Bagmati River burst its banks.

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A girl stands amid floodwaters at her flooded home in a squatters’ area after heavy rains in Kathmandu, Nepal. Hundreds of houses at a Bagmati squatters’ settlement became waterlogged after the Bagmati River burst its banks 

A flood-affected resident rides on a small boat in floodwaters at the Kyauk Ye village

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A flood-affected resident rides on a small boat in floodwaters at the Kyauk Ye village near the Hinthada town in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy region on Tuesday.

An Indian woman walks holding an umbrella during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. India receives the annual monsoon rains from June to September

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An Indian woman walks holding an umbrella during monsoon rains in Jammu, India, on Tuesday. India receives the annual monsoon rains from June to September

Men push their bicycles through the flooded banks of the river Ganges after heavy rains in Allahabad, India, on Thursday

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Men push their bicycles through the flooded banks of the river Ganges after heavy rains in Allahabad, India, on Thursday

Municipal workers examine the bottom of the Kura River after water was released from the dam in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Recent flooding, triggered by torrential rains, killed at least 19 people, destroyed houses and tore up roads. Six people remain missing

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Municipal workers examine the bottom of the Kura River after water was released from the dam in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday. Recent flooding, triggered by torrential rains, killed at least 19 people, destroyed houses and tore up roads

An Indian rag picker carrying goods wades a water logged area after breach in River Jheluml in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir, 25 June 2015. A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir state on 25 June after the Jhelum and other rivers rose beyond their danger levels.

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An Indian rag picker carrying goods wades a water logged area after breach in River Jheluml in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian Kashmir on Thursday. A flood alert was sounded in Jammu and Kashmir state after the Jhelum and other rivers rose beyond their danger levels

Pedestrians pay for piggy-back rides across flooded Morogoro Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Thursday

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Pedestrians pay for piggy-back rides across flooded Morogoro Road in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on Thursday

People walk on a street after flooding caused by heavy rains in Havana on Thursday. Heavy rains killed two people in Havana, caused 24 buildings to partially collapse and three to collapse completely, and damaged hundreds of other buildings

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People walk on a street after flooding caused by heavy rains in Havana on Thursday

A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

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A man walks his sheep in a water-logged paddy field after recent rains in Srinagar on Thursday

A man is rescued by rescue team as the water covered the old city, in Tudela, northern Spain, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Heavy rain has lead to flooding in northern Spain over the past few days, especially in Navarra province.

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A man is rescued from flood waters in the old city in Tudela, northern Spain on Friday. Heavy rain has caused flooding in northern regions over the past few days, especially in Navarra province

Fisherman trying to catch fish next to a destroyed railway line on the flooded Shire river in Nsanjen district, Malawi. The Malawi government has declared half the country a disaster zone  after torrential rains killed at least 48 people, left 70,000 homeless, and destroyed bridges and roads.

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Fisherman next to a destroyed railway line on the flooded Shire river in Nsanjen district, Malawi. The government declared half the African country a disaster zone after torrential rain killed at least 48 people, left 70,000 homeless and destroyed bridges and roads.

Flood victims  are evacuated in a rescue boat after their homes were swamped by heavy flooding in Marikina, Metro Manila September 19, 2014. Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north. Thousands of residents in low-lying areas were moved to higher ground, officials said, as flood waters rose quickly after the equivalent of half a month's usual rain fell in six hours.

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Flood victims are evacuated in a rescue boat after their homes were swamped by heavy flooding in Marikina, Metro Manila. Heavy rain in the Philippine capital, Manila, caused flooding in many areas on Friday, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets as a tropical storm made landfall to the north