Umbrella

Pupils walk with umbrellas on the first day of the new school year at the Nam Thanh Cong school in Hano...Pupils walk with umbrellas in the rain on the first day of the new school year at the Nam Thanh Cong school in Hanoi September 5, 2013. Schools in Vietnam reopened on Thursday, with around 22 million children heading back to classrooms after a three-month summer break, local newspapers reported. REUTERS/Kham

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Students shield themselves from the rain on the first day of the new school year at Nam Thanh Cong school, in Hanoi. Schools in Vietnam reopened on Thursday, with about 22m children heading back to classrooms after a three-month summer break Read more

A man holds his broken umbrella against heavy winds in Hong Kong on August 13, 2013 as the city braces for deadly Typhoon Utor which earlier swept through the Philippines. The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year caused floods and landslides, killing at least two people as rescuers raced to reach isolated villages in the storm's path.

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Hong Kong is bracing for Typhoon Utor, which swept through the Philippines. The strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year caused floods and landslides, killing at least two people as rescuers raced to reach isolated villages in the storm’s path.

Pedestrians hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they walk around a shopping district in Beijing...Pedestrians hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they walk around a shopping district in Beijing August 6, 2013. The temperature in Beijing rose to 33 degree Celsius ( 91degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, according to local media. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

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Pedestrians hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as they walk around a shopping district in Beijing on Tuesday. Read more

Indians huddle together under an umbrella as they cross a road during heavy downpour in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

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People huddle together under a large umbrella as they try to shelter themselves against a heavy downpour in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday

Umbrellas are displayed in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 2, 2013. The display symbolizes Seoul public officials' slogan to be an umbrella or to protect Seoul citizens. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Umbrellas are displayed in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. The display is meant to symbolise the protective role of Seoul public officials towards the country’s citizens. Read more

A Filipino stands beside the Philippine flag as colorful umbrellas adorn a village hall in suburban San Juan, east of Manila, Philippines Thursday, June 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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A man stands beside the Philippine flag as colourful umbrellas adorn a village hall in suburban San Juan, east of Manila on Thursday. Read more

A man holds an umbrella as he sits on a bench during monsoon rains in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, June 12, 2013

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A man waits on a bench during monsoon rains in Mumbai, India on Wednesday.

Indian women use umbrellas to shield themselves from rain as they walk next to a large field of tea shrubs at a tea garden near Binnaguri in the north eastern Indian state of Assam. Tea is indigenous to India which is the second largest producer in the world behind China.

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Tea pickers shield themselves from rain as they walk past a field of tea shrubs, at a garden near Binnaguri in the north eastern Indian state of Assam. Read more

People gather on the Trocadero Square in...People gather on the Trocadero Square in front of the Eiffel Tower on a rainy day, on May 20, 2013, in Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOURFRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images

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Spring in Paris: on a rainy Monday, a couple kiss on the Place du Trocadero in front of the Eiffel Tower in the west of the French capital Read more