Rain

Muslim women pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region in Pekanbaru, Riau province

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Muslim women pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region in Pekanbaru, Riau province on Tuesday.

A man carries belonging through a flooded street in Oyama, Tochigi prefecture, northeast of Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

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A man carries belongings through a flooded street in Oyama, northeast of Tokyo. Heavy rain is pummeling Japan for a second straight day, overflowing rivers and causing landslides and localized flooding in the eastern part of the country 

A man struggles to hold an umbrella in heavy rain at a business district in Tokyo Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. Heavy rain caused by a typhoon passing through central Japan hit the Tokyo metropolitan area in the day

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A man struggles to hold an umbrella in heavy rain at a business district in Tokyo on Wednesday. Heavy rain caused by a typhoon passing through central Japan hit the Tokyo metropolitan area

A young man walks under a storm on a road close to Gelin, in de commune of Kenscoff

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A young man walks under a storm on a road close to Gelin, in de commune of Kenscoff

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

Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas, Nevada. The monsoon storm dropped heavy rain and hail in parts of the valley causing street flooding and power outages

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Lightning strikes during a thunderstorm in Las Vegas, Nevada. The monsoon storm dropped heavy rain and hail in parts of the valley causing street flooding and power outages

A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila...A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila July 6, 2015. All shipping was ordered to remain in harbor and some flights were canceled in the northern Philippines, while schools were closed in the capital, Manila, on Monday due to flooding and landslides from a tropical storm, disaster officials said. Storm warnings were issued in at least 14 areas of the main Philippine island of Luzon as tropical storm Linfa moved slowly across the north of the Southeast Asian archipelago. It was carrying maximum wind gusts of 100 km per hour (60 mph)

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A boy runs as heavy rains and high waves brought by typhoon Linfa, locally named Egay, crash along a breakwater along Manila Bay at a slum area in Baseco, Tondo in Manila on Monday

People catch a fish on a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Dongguan, Guangzhou province, China

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People catch a fish on a flooded street after heavy rainfall in Dongguan, Guangzhou province, China

Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday

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Skyscrapers Shanghai World Financial Center and Jin Mao Tower are seen during heavy rain at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai on Friday

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 woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday

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A woman paddles her boat in her water-logged courtyard after recent rains in the interiors of Dal Lake in Srinagar on Tuesday

A child looks on at an area affected by torrential rains in Peshawar, Pakistan, 27 April 2015. Rescue workers were scrambling to reach dozens of people believed trapped under collapsed buildings on 27 April after heavy overnight rains and strong winds killed 44 people in north-western Pakistan.  The meteorological department categorized the storm as "mini tornado or twister," warning the government to take more serious steps to tackle climate change especially in northern Himalayan regions

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A child looks on at an area affected by torrential rains in Peshawar, Pakistan. Rescue workers were scrambling to reach dozens of people believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings on Monday after heavy overnight rains and strong winds killed 44 people in north-western Pakistan

An Indian homeless woman covers herself with a woolen cloth as it rains in Jammu, India, Monday, March 2, 2015. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed for all vehicular traffic because of heavy snowfall in the Kashmir valley.

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An Indian homeless woman covers herself with a woolen cloth as it rains in Jammu, India on Monday

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

A flood victim attempting to help his disabled child at a food hand-out point in Nchalo, Malawi. The Malawi government has declared half the country a disaster zone after torrential rains killed at least 170 people, left an estimated 100,000 homeless, and destroyed bridges and roads. The death toll had earlier been given as 48. It rose after villagers in the southern district of Nsanje were swept away by swelling rivers. Meteorologists warned that rains could continue for days.

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A flood victim attempting to help his disabled child at a food hand-out point in Nchalo, Malawi. The Malawi government has declared half the country a disaster zone after torrential rains killed at least 170 people, left an estimated 100,000 homeless, and destroyed bridges and roads

Heavy rain caused flooding in southern Thailand...epaselect epa04534557 A photo made available on 19 December 2014 shows a Thai child wading through floodwater during heavy rain at a Thai-Malaysian border district of Waeng, Narathiwat province, southern Thailand, 17 December 2014. Floods triggered by heavy rains along the Thai-Malaysian border province killed one child and two people missing affected tens of thousands villagers, media reports.  EPA/STR THAILAND OUT

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A child wading through floodwater during heavy rain at a Thai-Malaysian border district of Waeng, Narathiwat province, southern Thailand. Floods triggered by heavy rains along the Thai-Malaysian border province killed one child and two people missing affected tens of thousands villagers, media reports. 

A Palestinian school girl holds an umbrella as she walks near the ruins of houses that witnesses said were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City...A Palestinian school girl holds an umbrella as she walks near the ruins of houses that witnesses said were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City November 24, 2014.

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A Palestinian girl walks near the ruins of houses that were destroyed by Israeli shelling during the most recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, on a rainy day in the east of Gaza City.

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

Attilane Forgacs wades in water flooding her house in Siofok, 102 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, after three months  amount of rain fell on the town on Sunday.

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Attilane Forgacs wades in water flooding her house in Siofok, 102 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary on Monday, after three months worth of rain fell on the town on Sunday.