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Men bathe using pipes that supply water to trains at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad May 8, 2013. Temperatures in Allahabad on Wednesday reached 41.5 degrees Celsius (106.7 degrees Fahrenheit), according to information posted on India's metrological department website.

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Standing next to the railway tracks, men use pipes that supply water to the trains to bathe with at a railway station in Allahabad, northern India, as temperatures in the city on Wednesday reached 41.5C

An Indian boy drinks water on a hot summer day, as his family of trinket sellers rest nearby in New Delhi, India,Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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An Indian boy drinks water on a hot summer day, as his family of trinket sellers rest nearby in New Delhi, India.

A man looks up at his friends (unseen) as they pull a sack filled with mud while constructing a well at Khokana, Lalitpur April 22, 2013.

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A man looks up at his friends as they pull a sack filled with mud while constructing a well at Khokana, Lalitpur in India on Monday

Two boys hang from a metal railing on a bridge before jumping into the Pasig River below in Manila on April 19, 2013.  The Philippines has been experiencing the hottest days of the year with temperatures of 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) recorded in parts of the city.

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Two boys hang from a metal railing on a bridge before jumping into the Pasig River below in Manila on Friday. The Philippines has been experiencing the hottest days of the year with temperatures of 35 degrees centigrade recorded in parts of the city.

An Indian boy bathes under a leaking water pipe on a highway in the Kutch district of  Gujarat state, India, Wednesday, April 17, 2013. The Gujarat state government has declared water scarcity in  3,918 villages across 10 districts, local news reports said.

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An Indian boy bathes under a leaking water pipe on a highway in the Kutch district of Gujarat state, India, on Wednesday. The Gujarat state government has declared water scarcity in 3,918 villages across 10 districts, local news reports said.