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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

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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

Summer weather July 2nd 2015...A lightning storm hits Blyth on the Northumberland coast early this morning, as thunderstorms and heavy downpours heralded cooler temperatures across the country following the hottest July day on record. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 2, 2015. Forecasters said there would be some respite from the searing heat, which reached a maximum recorded temperature of 36.7C (98F) and caused roads to melt and rail service cancellations. See PA story WEATHER Heatwave. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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A lightning storm hits Blyth on the Northumberland coast early this morning, as thunderstorms and heavy downpours heralded cooler temperatures across the country following the hottest July day on record

Mass lightning bolts light up night skies by the Daggett airport from monsoon storms passing over the high deserts early Wednesday, north of Barstow, California July 1, 2015. Picture taken using long exposure

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Mass lightning bolts light up night skies by the Daggett airport from monsoon storms passing over the high deserts early Wednesday, north of Barstow, California

A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

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A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)

A man takes his jacket off as he settles into his deck chair on a sunny day in St. James Park in London, Britain on Wednesday

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A man takes his jacket off as he settles into his deckchair on a sunny day in St James’s Park, London

A police watch tower is silhoutted during sunset in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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A police watch tower is silhouetted during sunset in Baku, Azerbaijan.

An Indian rickshaw driver takes bath using water from a leaking pipe as it flows through a drain beneath on a hot summer morning in Allahabad, India, Thursday, June 11, 2015. India s northern state of Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under intense condition as heat waves prevailed in several parts of the state with temperatures recording 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit)

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An Indian rickshaw driver takes a bath using water from a leaking pipe as it flows through a drain beneath on a hot summer morning in Allahabad, India on Thursday

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

The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

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The evening sky in Schwangau, southern Germany, is illuminated by lightning during thunderstorms

Women cover themselves as they walk on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India on Tuesday

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Women cover themselves as they walk on the banks of the river Ganges during a dust storm in Allahabad, India on Tuesday

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 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

A passenger bathes an child using a pipe that supplies water to trains at a railway station on a hot summer day in the northern Indian city of Allahabad April 23, 2015. Temperatures in Allahabad on Thursday reached to 42 degree Celsius (107.6 degree Fahrenheit), according to India's metrological department website

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A passenger bathes a child using a pipe that supplies water to trains at a railway station on a hot summer day in the northern Indian city of Allahabad. Temperatures in Allahabad on Thursday reached to 42 degree Celsius

A woman walks under an umbrella during a sudden hail-storm on Wednesday, in Istanbul

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A woman walks under an umbrella during a sudden hail storm on Wednesday in Istanbul

TOPSHOTS Lightning brightens the night s...TOPSHOTS Lightning brightens the night sky over Washington, DC, during a rainstorm on April 20, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOVMLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images

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Lightning brightens the night sky over Washington D.C. during a rainstorm

People relax in the sun in the gardens of the Palais Royal in Paris on April 15, 2015.

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People relax in the sun in the gardens of the Palais Royal in Paris on Wednesday

The sun rises off the North East coast near Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest temperatures of the year so far, with the mercury expected to soar higher than in parts of Spain this week.

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The sun rises off the northeast coast near Cullercoats Bay in North Tyneside, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest temperatures of the year.